Treatments & Services

Endocrine Surgery (Thyroid & Parathyroid)

At Emory Healthcare, our team of ear, nose and throat doctors diagnose, treat and manage parathyroid and thyroid conditions, including cancer.

Our expert head and neck surgeons partner with the specialists at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, Georgia’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center. If you are diagnosed with head or neck cancer, we create a personalized, collaborative care plan for you.

Conditions We Treat

Our team provides expertise in caring for many head and neck conditions, including:

  • Benign thyroid tumor
  • Congenital thyroid-related neck masses
  • Goiter
  • Graves' disease
  • Parathyroid tumors
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid cancer metastatic disease in lymph nodes

Advanced Services and Treatments

Receive care from experts in diagnostic imaging and highly skilled head and neck surgeons. If you have cancer, your team also may include experts in cancer care subspecialties, medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology.

The services and treatments we provide include:

  • Diagnostic ultrasound, with big screen ceiling monitors for real-time patient involvement
  • Expert evaluation and management of the voice before and after thyroid surgery
  • Minimally-invasive salivary gland surgery (sialendoscopy) to manage the side effects of radioactive iodine treatments
  • Noninvasive treatment of thyroid masses
  • Thyroid and parathyroid surgeries
  • Ultrasound-guided procedures, including biopsy with molecular analysis

Improving Care Through Research

As an Emory Healthcare patient, you get access to the most advanced care and treatment. Our doctors actively take part in research studies to improve care for head and neck conditions. This means we use the latest medical and surgical therapies and participate in national and international clinical trials.

Our Emory Innovation Group in Otolaryngology develops and studies innovative healthcare solutions for head and neck surgery conditions, including the reconstruction of head and neck cancer defects.