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Team of Specialists

The Thyroid and Parathyroid Center is specialized unit with leading endocrinologists, radiologists, pathologists and surgeons dedicated to diagnosing and treating endocrine conditions, and committed to patient involvement throughout the initial evaluation, treatment and/or surgery and follow-up care.

Each member is an expert in his or her field and has many years of experience. Members of our team include specialists from the following disciplines:

  • Endocrine surgeons
  • Endocrinologists
  • Pathologists
  • Cytologists
  • Nuclear Medicine physicians
  • Radiologist

Endocrine Surgery

The Thyroid and Parathyroid Center offers coordinated services designed to meet the complex needs of patients with thyroid and parathyroid conditions. The surgical team's expertise lies in their significant commitment to research and development.
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Research Awards

Our researchers have received awards for research on such topics as angiogenesis - using mouse models that closely resemble thyroid cancer in humans to study the growth of blood vessels in tumors, as well as muscle wasting in patients with endocrine tumors.

Services Provided

Our division offers a well-balanced menu of services with the latest technology and expertise. These include:

  • Ultrasound and fine needle aspirations to improve diagnosis and eliminate the need for surgery in many patients
  • Minimally invasive techniques and cosmetic approaches using smaller incisions
  • Recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring
  • Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery

Extraordinary Collaboration

Additionally, our patients benefit from extraordinary collaboration among our surgeons, endocrinologists and other physicians in an academic setting that continually enhances program quality.

Contact Information

Thyroid Nodule Clinic
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Building
330 Brookline Avenue, 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02215