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I was referred to Dr. Livhits by Dr. Chung. I had a 5 cm tumor on my adrenal gland and was diagnosed with possible pheochromocytoma. I came in for a consult and she made me felt safe and answered all my questions. She explained the surgery in great detail. Between [...]

By Teddy Tidbit • June 14, 2018

I never even knew it was there until I had a CAT scan. I'd never heard of it, so when I found out about my diagnosis of a tumor on my adrenal gland I was a bit scared. The doctor recommended that I see Dr. Lihvits, and after meeting with [...]

By Shirley • November 2, 2017

I had known Dr. Yeh as he did parathyroid surgery on my granddaughter when she was 5 months pregnant. I believe he saved both lives. My endocrinologist in Bakersfield did an ultrasound that found a tumor of 4.3 cm (it went up to 6 cm.) He suggested I come to [...]

By Happy • October 1, 2017

I was having a routine check and last year in May a little tumor was found. The size was not a concern but they did a biopsy was referred to a hospital near my home and a surgeon in Fullerton. I wanted a second opinion and found Dr. Livhits [...]

By Fred • September 7, 2017

For a regular physical exam I had a routine blood test. It showed a high calcium level. A PTH hormone test was done, then rechecked twice over the next two months. I saw an endocrinologist. I had researched that the calcium was not being self regulated when a tumor [...]

By heikeat • June 26, 2017

Pheochromocytoma is not a common disease that is usually distinguishable. I found out that I had pheochromocytoma because in preparation for knee surgery they had found some abnormalities in the scan. It was only after several tests and process of elimination that they were able to narrow it down to [...]

By ro2017 • May 26, 2017

I'm a 41 year old mother of 3 boys and am generally pretty active. I had felt changes in my body and so I went to my general doctor who dismissed these feelings, but because I knew something wasn't right I went to an endocrinologist who found a nodule in [...]

By LR543 • May 25, 2017

Dr. Yeh is very professional. He took out a tumor and half of my thyroid. I was very upset before but Dr. Yeh made me feel comfortable. He told me not to worry - that it would be an easy procedure. I really liked that he came to get me [...]

By geezerly • May 23, 2017

“I was a patient here in 2006 for a 16-hour resection of a brain tumor,” says Brad Lusk, a 68-year-old neurosurgery patient who was running 60 miles per week prior to finding out he had a growing meningioma tumor. “The better shape you’re in when you go in for surgery [...]

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