Patient Stories

My fiancé Marc Coronel had a kidney transplant at UCLA. His surgeon was Dr. Jeffrey Veale. We are very thankful and grateful for the wonderful experience we had here at UCLA. Every staff member was friendly and very knowledgeable. We have been to several hospitals here in LA and out [...]

By Cin • February 4, 2020

Thanksgiving 2019 will not be forgotten. I had an accident on my way to work early about 6:09 AM. It was raining and suddenly I lost control of my car. I stirred the car to the left worried I might hit a car on the right and hit the break. [...]

By Lisa • February 4, 2020

Prior to having surgery with Dr. Livhits I was diagnosed with crazy high blood pressure in the 190s, With medications it was down in the 160 range. I also experienced lots of fatigued and loss of energy.Now after surgery my blood pressure is in the 145-150 range and I am [...]

By Scooby360 • February 4, 2020

The Doctors and professional staff at UCLA saved my life. After months of dealing with symptoms which my prior Doctor thought might be ALS, I went to UCLA to have a barium swallow test. The speech pathologist who conducted the test, Lindsay Lanciault, suggested that if I’m not getting the [...]

By Don • February 4, 2020

My family and I were really pleased with Dr Laleh Jalilian as our mom's anesthesiologist and the great care that she provided when she took care of my mom for her recent surgery. We all felt very relieved and reassured when she spoke to us in the preop area, and [...]

By behnoosh55 • February 4, 2020

Dr Golnaz Alemzadeh was my anesthesiologist for my surgery recently- she was so caring and kind. I don't think I had ever been so nervous for my procedure, but she was exceptionally kind and reassuring in the preoperative area and really alleviated a lot of my fears and anxieties. I [...]

By Tulip85 • February 4, 2020

I was very fortunate to have seen Dr. Molly Quinn for my reproductive endocrinology consult and fertility journey. On my initial visit she was incredibly thorough and detailed and I felt so confident is continuing my care with her. She talked me through everything in a way that I could [...]

By Lindsay • February 4, 2020

In January of 2019, I was visiting our daughter in Los Angeles when I experienced the symptoms of a minor stroke: I temporarily lost the vision in my right eye, a condition called “amaurosa fugax”. My family took me to the emergency room at UCLA Medical Center where I was [...]

By Lorna141 • February 4, 2020

So my first appointment with doctor Yeh was on August 19th, 2019. I was actually diagnosed with hypercalcemia back in 2017. I took me some time before I could see Dr. Yeh, due to the insurance plan I had at the time. I was seeing a different doctor before this [...]

By Ijeoma • February 4, 2020

After 20 years of “managing” an elevated PTH and Ca+ it became obvious that it was no longer to be managed.With no small amount of trepidation I did the necessary investigation and discovered that Dr. Masha Livhits was someone toConsult regarding the removal of the offending parathyroid. Her video presentations [...]

By Hello • February 4, 2020