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Specialized Unit

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Thyroid and Parathyroid Center is a specialized unit where patients can receive diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of thyroid and parathyroid conditions, such as:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Adrenal conditions

We offer specialized care for patients with thyroid nodules at our Thyroid Nodule Clinics in Boston and Needham. Patients receive a full consultation with one of our endocrinologists or endocrine surgeons, and have access to ultrasounds and biopsies if recommended. Specialized genetic testing is also offered when appropriate. Medical and/or surgical follow-up care is scheduled following the initial consultation.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment at the Thyroid and Parathyroid Center or at one of our Thyroid Nodule Clinics, please call 617-667-9344.

To refer a patient, please call 617-667-9344.

Multidisciplinary Team

The Center is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of endocrinologists, radiologists, pathologists and surgeons. This approach uses the expertise of many of the best specialists involved in the care of patients with thyroid diseases.

Meet All the Medical Needs of Patients

The team works together to meet all the medical needs of the patient including:

  • Patient history evaluation
  • Physical exam
  • Laboratory tests
  • Thyroid/parathyroid scans
  • Thyroid ultrasounds
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Any surgical procedures that may be necessary

Collaboration with Referring Physicians

Through the continuing collaboration with referring doctors, the Thyroid/ Parathyroid Team follows patients through all stages of their disease. Physicians, surgeons and staff provide ongoing communication regarding patient status through letters, personal phone calls and e-mail. By providing timely feedback to referring doctors and expediting the return of patients to their primary care physician, we can resolve thyroid issues more efficiently.

Contact Information

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
Lowry Building 
110 Francis Street, Suite 6A
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-9344
617-667-7060