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Thyroid and Parathyroid

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Our Program

At Keck Medicine of USC, we work to lead the way in diagnosing and managing diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. These two types of endocrine glands are located in the front of the neck and make important hormones for the body. The thyroid is a single butterfly-shaped gland with two halves (or lobes) that create hormones that affect metabolism. The parathyroids are small glands located next to the thyroid. Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, endocrinologists, oncologists, radiologists, pathologists and nurses is committed to providing the highest quality care, using the most advanced technology available.

Patients with thyroid hormone imbalance may face hormonal and metabolic symptoms, such as changes in weight, energy, concentration, digestion, hair and skin. Our team is committed to working with you beforehand, to determine the best course of treatment, as well as after treatments, such as thyroid surgery, are concluded.

Our Approach

We offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to treating thyroid and parathyroid disorders. Our high-volume practice ensures that you receive treatment from experienced endocrinologists and surgeons.

We use technologies such as genetic testing for thyroid nodules and parathyroid CT scans to individualize your treatment plan. Our surgeons have expertise in minimally invasive techniques that lead to shorter surgeries, faster recovery, higher success rates — and more satisfied patients.

Our program takes an integrated team approach to thyroid care and has brought together a group of nationally recognized experts in endocrinology, surgery, oncology, radiology, pathology, nuclear medicine and laboratory medicine, who specialize in the diagnosis and management of thyroid diseases. This expertise includes evaluating thyroid nodules with cutting-edge molecular tests, as well as diagnosing new and recurrent thyroid cancer. We make use of one of the finest endocrine laboratories in the U.S. that specializes in thyroid testing. Working with colleagues across disciplines, the team leverages its expertise to manage even the most difficult cases.

On the day of your visit, team members will focus on your particular needs, depending on your condition and phase of your care, including:

  • Thyroid nodule evaluation
  • Surgical evaluation
  • Thyroid disorder evaluation
  • Thyroid cancer treatment
  • Graves’ disease treatment

Overall physician rating

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4.9out of 5
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284 Comments

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4.9out of 5(1,157 Ratings, 284 Comments)
Oct 7, 2021

Very professional

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Our Physicians

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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Care Medical Group
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 4
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Daniel I. Kwonview profile
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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Care Medical Group
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Specializing In

Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Head & Neck Cancer

Caroline T. Nguyenview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC - Downtown Los Angeles
Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
USC Healthcare Center 2
Jorge J. Nievaview profile
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Practicing Locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Peter A. Singerview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 2
Uttam K. Sinhaview profile
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Practicing Locations

Arcadia Multispecialty
Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 4
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Specializing In

Head and Neck Cancer, Transoral Robotic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases, Voice Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Breathing Disorders, Tracheal Stenosis

Mark S. Swansonview profile
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Practicing Locations

Glendale - Otolaryngology (ENT)
Keck Hospital of USC
Los Angeles - Otolaryngology (ENT)
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Oral Cancer, Throat Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Skull Base Surgery, Salivary Gland Tumors, Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS), and Microvascular Reconstruction



Keck Medicine of USC
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Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.