All meetings are held in 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, 2nd floor, Room 206.
Please contact Adrine Gdakian, UCLA Group Coordinator, at 310-825-5874 or PituitarySupportGroup@mednet.ucla.edu for a schedule of upcoming meetings. RSVP is required if you plan to attend! We send out email reminders before the meetings with the meeting topic. Parking is free - just ask for a pass.
The diagnosis of a pituitary tumor or pituitary disorder is often a life-altering experience that can affect many aspects of one's life. The UCLA Pituitary Tumor Program is sponsoring a free support group that will meet every other month in the UCLA Medical Plaza. This group is designed to help, support, and educate patients and families faced with managing pituitary conditions.
Directions to UCLA Medical Plaza.
"Understanding Pituitary Imaging", presented by Dr. Pablo Villablanca, Director of Neuroradiology, UCLA Department of Radiology.
"Endoscopic versus Speculum-based Surgery" presented by Dr. Marvin Bergsneider, MD, UCLA Department of Neurosurgery, and Co-Director, UCLA Benign Skullbase & Pituitary Tumor Program
"Common pituitary-related lab tests and how to understand them", presented by Mrs. Khanh Andrews, MS, MLS (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Educational Coordinator from the UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
"Radiation Therapy and Pituitary Disorders" presented by Dr. Nader Pouratian, MD, Physician, UCLA Department of Neurosurgery.
"The Role of the Pathology Department in Your Care", presented by Dr. William Yong, MD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Brain Tumor Translational Resource.
"Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Health Care," presented by Brittany Sumerel, BS, Director, Pituitary Disorders Support Group.