surgeon

Dr. Marvin Bergsneider is the consummate professional. And not only that - he is extremely kind and a Led Zeppelin fan! All very helpful when you are facing a difficult diagnosis. Amazing fact - he is married to his boss, the incomparable brain surgeon Linda Liau, who is the Chair [...]

By Carl55 • February 14, 2019

Dr. St. John is the rare type of surgeon who possesses both exceptional skill in the operating room and an extraordinary capacity for empathy and kindness beyond it. When we talked, she truly listened, and her entire team treated me with kindness and respect. When I was diagnosed with a [...]

By Libby • September 19, 2018

The physical effects of high blood Calcium levels progressively worsened over the past year, as I started feeling fatigued all the time. As a physical therapist, I'm normally very active and in my free time I enjoy participating in physical activity. However, I began to falling asleep at work and [...]

By KM • February 7, 2018

When I was first diagnosed with hyperthyroidism I was experiencing a lot of symptoms that I couldn't explain and with my diagnoses I gained a sense of sanity as there was now a concrete explanation as to why I was feeling this way. I had a lot of confidence in [...]

By Terry777 • January 12, 2018

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. That was very stressful but when a doctor explains things to you the knowledge helps. You need to pick the best surgeon - they will tell you your options for surgery. Decisions are made on a case to case basis. Some need a lobectomy. [...]

By Daylin • January 11, 2018

I found The Gender Health Program when I was referred by my surgeon to get a pre-op examination. I was nervous at first, because going to the doctor can be really stressful when you're transgender. However, the program was so nice and cool! Everybody was really respectful and made sure [...]

By Asa • September 27, 2017

"My dad was a pediatrician, and he was my hero. My very first year as an intern here, he got sick and passed away. After I finished my training, I went back to Peru, where my parents are from, and talked to one of the doctors in the hospital there," [...]

By uclahealth • August 7, 2017

Once I found about the mass that I had I came to Dr. Livitz. The experience was very calming and self-assuring. She answered all my questions and told me about the surgical procedure that was recommended and I was put at ease immediately. I felt really good going into the [...]

By Jo2017 • May 29, 2017

Identifying Marks I had known for about five years I was dying. I just couldn’t get the doctors to agree with me. Being a highly organized person, I began to plan effectively for the event. I took out both life and paycheck insurance. I disposed of my high school diaries [...]

By laura12 • November 28, 2016

Having been to both the world famous center for parathyroid surgery in Florida and the Ronald Reagan Medical Center of UCLA, I feel I am in a position to offer my opinion on my experiences. After having surgery at the aforementioned, and then discovering that I wasn’t completely cured [...]

By one happy camper • November 14, 2016