The thyroid gland is located in the lower neck, right next to the trachea (windpipe) consisting of a left and right lobe. Nodules in the thyroid gland are quite common, fortunately the majority of these are due to benign conditions. A small minority may be due to thyroid cancer so appropriate work up of a thyroid nodule is important.

The parathyroid glands regulate calcium metabolism in the body. There are typically four parathyroid glands in the body, two on each side. A benign tumor of the parathyroid gland, called a parathyroid adenoma, can cause the calcium levels in your body to become elevated. Highly elevated calcium levels can be dangerous to your heart.

Our Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders Services Include:

    • Comprehensive work up of thyroid gland tumors
    • In-office thyroid ultrasound
    • In-office ultra sound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules
    • CT and MRI scan imaging if needed
    • Sestamibi scan
    • Conservative treatment and management
    • Thyroid cancer surgery
    • Parathyroid gland surgery

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