thyroidectomy

Last week I seen Dr. Yeh for my 1 year post op checkup for my thyroidectomy he had performed. And, thanks to Dr. Yeh, I’m happy to say that I am now thyroid cancer free! I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer only 3 months after I had been diagnosed and had [...]

By VEE • 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

I originally had heart palpitations which is when I found out I had hyperthyroidism. I was then referred to an endocrinologist when they discovered that my thyroid levels were really high. That was when I found out I needed a total thyroidectomy done. I felt very comfortable about the surgery [...]

By David • August 23, 2018

I had a thyroid sonogram done and that was when I learned I had papillary cancer so I had to get a thyroidectomy to remove my entire thyroid. My family doctor referred me to Dr. Leung who then referred me to Dr. Livhits for surgery. The staff and teams did [...]

By Ellen • August 22, 2018

I went to see my primary care physician for my physical. I told her I would like to have an ultrasound of my carotid artery because I had a 20 percent blockage. She did the test and found out that I had a nodule on the right side of my [...]

By pt7483 • January 31, 2018

My original thyroidectomy was 5 1/2 years ago. My globulin was always too high so I had followups every 3 months. I had two rounds of radioactive iodine but it still did not kill the cancer. My lymph node was growing rapidly so my endocrinologist referred me to Dr. Yeh. [...]

By Side of the Rice Field • January 26, 2018

I am 51 and have a diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma, and just underwent a central neck dissection, right modified radical neck dissection. During a previous surgery, I had a total thyroidectomy and had a difficult recovery due to issues with the breathing tube. So I was dreading this procedure, [...]

By Lucky Traveler • January 18, 2018

“My wife trained here at UCLA, so it was the natural choice for me. I came here for thyroidectomy and I met Dr. Yeh sometime in April. He gave me an appointment for surgery within the next 2 weeks. The overall experience was great. He conducted a very minimally invasive [...]

By thyca2017 • May 18, 2017

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer when I was 18 and had a complete thyroidectomy at that time. Now I'm 30, and coming back for additional treatment. Throughout everything, I've become quite familiar with the research around the procedures I have gone through and have looked all around the country [...]

By brittany01 • April 27, 2017

I've found a lump in my throat for maybe about 6-7 years and I wanted to get it checked to get it removed as I didn't know what it was. I then found out it was thyroid cancer. I came to UCLA medical group and Dr. Livhits found 4 nodules [...]

By Happy Patient • October 26, 2016