Endocrine Surgery

Endocrine surgery is performed on the endocrine glands, the glands which secrete hormones into the blood stream, to achieve a hormonal balance in the body. At Guthrie our specialized endocrine surgeons offer the latest treatment methods for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal and pituitary glands and the pancreas. We offer both open and minimally invasive surgical options.

At Guthrie, we treat the following conditions:

Treatment options include:

  • Adrenalectomy
  • External beam radiation therapy for locally invasive thyroid cancers
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy
  • Fluorine-18 DOPA PET imaging
  • Meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) scanning
  • Parathyroid ultrasound
  • Pancreas surgery
  • Radioiodine (131I) ablation
  • Targeted therapy for advanced thyroid cancers, including tyrosine kinase inhibitors
  • Thyroid ultrasound

Physicians and Healthcare Providers

David Bertsch, MD

Location(s):

Sayre

Douglas Trostle, MD

Location(s):

Sayre
Troy

Thomas VanderMeer, MD

Location(s):

Ithaca
Sayre

Nan Walsh, MS, CRNP

Location(s):

Sayre