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Endocrine Surgery

Endocrine surgical issues involving the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenals and endocrine pancreas are commonly addressed by USA surgeons in Chattanooga, TN.

Thyroid nodules are fluid-filled lumps found in the gland at the bottom of your neck. Most are not harmful nor do they have symptoms. Thyroid cancer is found in only a small portion of nodules.

Most adrenalectomies are amenable to a laparoscopic approach, and many parathyroidectomies can be addressed in a minimally invasive manner, utilizing intraoperative parathyroid hormone guidance.

In office availability of high-frequency cervical ultrasound facilitates the management of patients with thyroid and parathyroid disorders.


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USA Endocrine Physician Staff
   S. Michael Roe, MD, FACS
   W. Heath Giles, MD, FACS

What you need to know:
  What is Endocrinology
  Common Thyroid Problems

What is:
  A Thyroid?
  A Parathyroid Gland?
  An Adrenal Gland?
  A Nueroendocrine Cell?

Important Links
  Endocrineweb