parathyroid glands

I’m writing to commend UCLA Health, the UCLA Endocrine Center & the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for my recent successful minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Dr. Masha Livhits and Dr. Lauren Orr reviewed the pre-op material submitted by my General Practitioner in Alaska, personally examined, and successfully operated on me less than [...]

By SANTA • June 24, 2019

I was referred from my thyroid doctor to Dr. Yeh. I actually did my own research and saw all his wonderful reviews, and I also had friends who were his patients so I came in knowing that he was one of the best. I had thyroid nodules that were growing [...]

By JJoe • May 16, 2019

Dear Doctor: When does a person require parathyroid surgery? I’ve heard it discussed but don’t know much about it.    As their name implies, the parathyroid glands are located next to the thyroid gland.  You have four of them, two on [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 22, 2018

Dear Doctor: When does a person require parathyroid surgery? I’ve heard it discussed but don’t know much about it.    As their name implies, the parathyroid glands are located next to the thyroid gland.  You have four of them, two on [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 22, 2018

I am very grateful for Dr.Yeh., I had complete confidence for him to perform the surgery I Needed. Very happy to be on the road to recovery 3 weeks after surgery. I would recommend Dr. Yeh to anyone who needs the removal of parathyroid glands. It was positive but I [...]

By JS3939 • June 14, 2018

I was diagnosed with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) Type 1, which is a condition that resulted in the development of multiple tumors on my parathyroid glands. MEN Type 1 is relatively rare among the population, so I wanted to make sure I found someone who frequently deals with condition and [...]

By Steven • April 17, 2018

At my age of 84, I was a bit apprehensive going under anesthesia for surgery. However, it was the best option for me, and looking back I am happy to say that everything went smoothly. Dr. Yeh is extremely personable, and my family enjoyed interacting with him throughout the journey. [...]

By pickle • April 12, 2018

My doctor discovered high blood calcium levels, and he noticed it had something to do with my parathyroid. After visiting an endocrinologist, it was determined that I needed surgery to remove all or part of my parathyroid glands. The information I received at first seemed frightening - I was informed [...]

By patbro • January 6, 2018

I was diagnosed to have parathyroidism (with higher than normal Calcium levels) through a routine blood test 5 years ago and put off treatment for a while. However, after being notified that further delay in treatment could potentially worsen symptoms of osteoporosis, I decided to go in for the surgery. [...]

By fefe • September 21, 2017

I was diagnosed with a parathyroid adenoma, in which one of the growth hormones in my parathyroid glands was highly elevated. If the levels raised too high, it could eventually lead to kidney problems. I've been having yearly physicals and recognized that my levels of Calcium have been high for [...]

By robbmarcia • June 21, 2017