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Global Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Missions

Each year, members of the Division provide goiter surgery in underserved regions, where they not only care for patients but also train local physicians to work toward sustainable health care for patients suffering from goiter and other conditions. Click here to learn more about the global thyroid missions.

Publications and Resources

The Division of Thyroid surgery has provided various books, paper, and other resources. See thyroid publications here.

Division of Anesthesia for Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Macias AnesthesiaIf a decision is made with your physician to undergo surgery for a thyroid or parathyroid condition, our team of knowledgeable and compassionate professionals provides advanced medical resources to offer you the best possible outcome. Dr. Alvaro Andres Macias is the director of the Division of Anesthesia for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. He works closely with Dr. Ilya Malikin, Dr. Jeremy Goldfarb and Dr. Peng Xiao within the Anesthesia Department. Anesthesiologists at Massachusetts Eye and Ear are skilled in providing anesthesia services for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. If you have any questions about the anesthesia provided for your procedure, do not hesitate to contact Dr. Macias.

Scientific Resource:

Intraoperative Electrophysiologic Monitoring of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve During Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Monitoring Protocol with Collaborative Experience in Over 3000 Cases (please note, this paper has been submitted for publication)


Division of Radiology for Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery

Surgeons from the Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery rely on the expertise of colleagues of the Department of Radiology at Mass. Eye and Ear for accurate diagnosis and management of thyroid and parathyroid disorders. Our head and neck radiologists provide a complete, detailed picture of the extent of the disease using ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologies. They take an integrated approach to patients who require surgery and carefully correlate the complementary information provided by the ultrasound and CT images. Their goal is to assist in creating an accurate pre-surgical roadmap that the surgeons can use to achieve the best outcome for their patients.
 

Scientific Resource:

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Nodal Surgery Directed by a Preoperative Radiographic Map Utilizing CT Scan and Ultrasound in All Primary and Reoperative Patients