Meet the Team

The Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery Division is staffed by surgeons, radiologists, and other medical specialists skilled in the evaluation and treatment of problems of the thyroid and parathyroid. Our combination of medical expertise allows us to treat patients of all thyroid and parathyroid conditions. To make an appointment, contact one of the following physicians. 

Thyroid/Parathyroid Clinicians

Dr. Gregory Randolph portraitGregory W. Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE
Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology, Harvard Medical School
Division Chief, General Otolaryngology and Thyroid/Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery, Mass. Eye and Ear
President, American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Contact: 617-573-4115

Dr. Paul Konowitz portraitPaul M. Konowitz, MD, FACS
Division Chief of Suburban Centers and Network Development, Otolaryngology, Mass. Eye and Ear
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Contact: 617-774-1717

Dr. Derrick Lin portraitDerrick T. Lin, MD, FACS
Division Chief, Head and Neck Oncology, Mass. Eye and Ear
Clinical Director, Center for Head and Neck Cancers, Mass General
Co-Director, Cranial Base Center, Mass. Eye and Ear/Mass General
Daniel Miller Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Contact: 617-573-3502

Dr. Mark Varvares portraitMark A. Varvares, MD, FACS
Associate Chair, Department of Otolaryngology, Mass. Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Contact: 617-573-3192

Dr. Dan Descher portraitDaniel G. Deschler, MD, FACS
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Mass. Eye and Ear
Director, Norman Knight Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Mass. Eye and Ear
Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Contact: 617-573-4100

Pediatric Thyroid/Parathyroid Endocrine Surgeon

Dr. Gillian Diercks portraitGillian R. Diercks, MD, MPH
Instructor in Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School
Contact: 617-630-1699

HVMA-Mass. Eye and Ear Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgeons

In 2015, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates (HVMA) and Mass. Eye and Ear physicians began a collaborative program which has combined the surgical expertise in endocrinology and otolaryngology from both institutions to optimize care for HVMA patients. Learn more »

Division Researchers



Additional Team Members

  • Nancy Katzuba, RN, Senior Thyroid Division Nurse
  • Joanie Cannata, RN, Senior Thyroid Division Nurse