Endocrine Surgery at White Plains Hospital
The Endocrine Surgery Program at White Plains Hospital is made up of a multidisciplinary team of Endocrinologists, Endocrine Surgeons, Radiologists, Nuclear Medicine Physicians, Pathologists and Genetic Counselors who provide our patients with complete state-of-the-art care for endocrine disorders.
Our endocrinologists are experts in the field of thyroid and parathyroid disease and work closely with our surgeons who are fellowship-trained in endocrine surgery. Endocrine Surgeons are trained solely in the diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid.
The Endocrine Surgery Program also consists of experts in the field of radiology and nuclear medicine, offering onsite diagnostic imaging and image guide biopsy, utilizing the most advanced diagnostic techniques and equipment. Our team of pathologists provides on-site, real-time interpretation of thyroid biopsies.
In the Operating Room, White Plains Hospital offers physicians the latest technology and tools to provide cutting-edge care to patients. Board-certified surgeons, anesthesiologists and specialty trained nursing staff work as a team to provide exceptional care. Post-surgery, our nurses are uniquely qualified to care for your post-surgical needs providing you with a warm and personal hospital stay.
We also offer genetic counseling and testing through our Dickstein Cancer Center for patients who require evaluation.
What is the thyroid?
The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland that sits in the neck on top of the wind pipe (trachea). It makes thyroid hormone which is responsible for our body’s metabolism.