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Who treats diseases of the thyroid?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Different doctors

Depending upon the thyroid disorder, family practice and internal medicine doctors may treat their own adult patients.
Endocrinologists and pediatric endocrinologists are further trained to take care of different thyroid conditions in adults and children, respectively.

In brief: Different doctors

Depending upon the thyroid disorder, family practice and internal medicine doctors may treat their own adult patients.
Endocrinologists and pediatric endocrinologists are further trained to take care of different thyroid conditions in adults and children, respectively.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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In brief: Depends

Most cases of hypothyroidism are managed by family doctors.
Hyperthyroidism can be treated by a combined team of family doctor, endocrinologist . Sometimes radiation oncologist and general surgeon are also involved in caring for patient with thyroid problems .

In brief: Depends

Most cases of hypothyroidism are managed by family doctors.
Hyperthyroidism can be treated by a combined team of family doctor, endocrinologist . Sometimes radiation oncologist and general surgeon are also involved in caring for patient with thyroid problems .
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