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Conditions and Procedures

The Endocrine Surgery Program at University of Wisconsin Department of Surgery has been providing nationally recognized care and innovative surgical services to its patients for more than a decade.

Adrenal SurgeryProviders
Surgery to remove tumors from the adrenal glands which can be either malignant (cancer) or benign (non-cancer).
Adrenal Tumors
Central Neck DissectionProviders
Removal of the lymph nodes around the thyroid which is done for thyroid cancer when lymph node involvement is suspected.
Endocrine SurgeryProviders
A surgical procedure performed to remove hormone-producing tissue.
Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)Providers
A diagnostic procedure that uses a thin needle to biopsy a nodule that may be cancerous or benign.
Laparoscopic AdrenalectomyProviders
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is a surgical technique used to remove the adrenal gland without making a large incision.
Conn's Disease
Cushing's Syndrome
Hyperaldosteronism
Minimally Invasive ParathyroidectomyProviders
An outpatient surgical procedure that uses pre-operative imaging to identify which of the four parathyroid glands are oversecreting hormones and removes the parathyroid gland through a small incision.
Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroidectomy (MIRP)Providers
An outpatient surgical procedure that uses radioactive material and a probe to identify which of the four parathyroid glands are oversecreting hormones and removes the parathyroid gland through a small incision.
Hyperparathyroidism
Modified Radical Neck DissectionProviders
A surgical procedure that removes a tumor from the neck while sparing non-lymphatic structures.
Thyroid Cancer
Neck UltrasoundProviders
High frequency sound waves create pictures of your parathyroid(s) and other neck structures.
Open AdrenalectomyProviders
Surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
Conn's Disease
Cushing's Syndrome
Hyperaldosteronism
Parathyroid SurgeryProviders
A surgical procedure that removes one or more of the four parathyroid glands.
Hyperparathyroidism
Resection Of Substernal GoiterProviders
Sometimes the thyroid gland can grow into the chest. This can usually be removed from the neck by an experienced surgeon.
Retroperitoneoscopic AdrenalectomyProviders
During this minimally invasive procedure, surgeons use three small incisions in the back to remove adrenal tumor(s). This approach is associated with less pain and a quicker recovery.
Subtotal ParathyroidectomyProviders
ThyroidectomyProviders
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid LobectomyProviders
Removal of one side or lobe of the thyroid.
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid SurgeryProviders
Surgery of the thyroid gland which is located in the neck below the Adam's apple. The thyroid gland plays a role in metabolism, making proteins and assists with regulating various hormones.
Thyroid Cancer
Total ThyroidectomyProviders
Removal of the thyroid and nearby lymph nodes.
Thyroid Cancer

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