Getting in to eye center when needed

Getting in to eye center when needed

“Once I hit 30, I started getting eye infections in my left eye,” says 35-year-old Ryan Miyamoto, who turned to the Read more »

Fun with friends

Fun with friends

These guys have been buddies for years and they all want to do a vasectomy,” says Dr. Jesse Mills, pictured in scrubs, director of
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5 North nurses

5 North nurses

“All of our patients are really memorable,” says Hitomi Kalemkarian, pictured far left, a nurse in the geriatrics unit at UCLA
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Pierre for patients

Pierre for patients

"My dad's a pediatrician and my mom is a physical therapist, so I grew up in hospitals," says Matt Elias, who has been volunteering with
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13 years old, 3 open heart surgeries

13 years old, 3 open heart surgeries

"I had my first open-heart surgery when I was 2," says Donovan McKinnon, a 13- year-old patient at Read more »

Med Ted

Med Ted

“If somebody is scared of needles, we will use real medical equipment and poke them into stuffed animals so they can see what will happen
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200 hearts mended and counting

200 hearts mended and counting

"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
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Twins share in recovery

Twins share in recovery

"Our mother died of breast cancer at the age of 55," says Raj Dhillon, (pictured right) 72, and identical twin sister to Tej Bains. Tej
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Everything is fine now

Everything is fine now

"I had prostate cancer at 55 years of age,” says Robert Grycan, who chose to seek help from Read more »

A reason to live

A reason to live

"Three years ago, my wife died, and I just gave up. I didn’t want to do dialysis anymore."
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Thank you Dr. Busuttil for saving my life and thousands of others for over the past 33 years!

Thank you Dr. Busuttil for saving my life and thousands of others for over the past 33 years!

I was one of the first 30 patients to have received a liver transplant performed at UCLA by Dr. Busuttil. Now him and his liver transplant team has performed well over 6,000 transplants since 1984.
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I always refer UCLA

I always refer UCLA

“I was having extreme pain in an area of my breast. I would get this shooting pain that would knock the breath out of me,”
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