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:

  • Adrenal cancer and metastases
  • Adrenal incidentaloma
  • Adrenal tumors
  • Goiter
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperthyroidism including Grave’s disease
  • MEN I/II
  • Metastatic Tumors to the Liver
  • Paraganglioma
  • Parathyroid carcinoma
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Primary hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s syndrome)
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary hyperparathyroidism
  • Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid cancers
  • Thyroid nodules

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

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