Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what type of surgeon removes thyroid gland

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Cohen
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Concern for Cancer: Generally only if there is concern for a potential thyroid cancer (i.e. A nodule is enlarging on ultrasound or a needle biopsy suggests cancer). Occa ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Surgery because:: •a small thyroid growth (nodule or cyst) •a thyroid gland that is so overactive it is dangerous (thyrotoxicosis) •cancer of the thyroid •noncancero ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO , You need it: You don't remove it , if it is not diseased . When removed need to be supplemented with thyroid hormone , as thyroxine is the ring leader of metabolic ... Read More
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You have Hypothyroid: You have hypoactive thyroid gland.It means your thyroid is not producing enough hormone and it is being replaced with synthroid (thyroxine) the thyroi ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Cucalon
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Nodule: Sadly your nodule can't be dissolved. Did you have it biopsied? Depending of the results of the biopsy you may have different treatment options
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
An Ear/ Nose/Throat: Surgeon may be involved with a thyroidectomy.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
43 years experience General Practice
SCAN IT: Thyroid cancer can show in several ways.Discovered in time is curable.Have it examined by n ENT and follow his recomendations.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Becomes elevated: After removing the thyroid, thyroid levels become low. This causes the pituitary gland to put out TSH as it is trying to get your thyroid to make mor ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Thyroidectomy can be performed for various reasons including: suspicious thyroid nodules, biopsy proven thyroid cancer, large thyroids (goiters) causi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Thyroid cancers especially in adults must be resected. Younger patients do better even if tumor has spread to nodes. Goiters getting large can obstr ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velma Scantlebury
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Good: While some abdominal operations promote adhesions and scarring, both appendectomy and tubal ligation occur in the lower part of the abdomen, away from ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month