"I knew this was a tumor that wasn't going to kill me. But it was definitely going to kill my career and that's a large part of who I am."
After struggling with symptoms for over 5 years, Jengi came to UCLA for an opinion with Dr. Anthony Heaney and opted to have pituitary surgery. A minimally-invasive endoscopic endonasal procedure was successfully performed by Drs. Marvin Bergsneider and Marilene Wang. She was back in the cockpit and flying again within 2 weeks of surgery.