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Healthcare: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Endocrine Surgery

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About Baylor Medicine Endocrine Surgery

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At the Baylor College of Medicine Endocrine Surgery Clinic in Houston, Texas, Drs. Raymon Grogan, James W. Suliburk and their team specialize in the treatment of tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.

As board-certified, fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons, they specialize in the care of patients with thyroid nodules, goiter, Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal masses, pheochromocytoma, Cushing’s syndrome and Conn’s syndrome.

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Scarless Thyroid Surgery

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A new procedure allows surgeons, like Dr. Raymon Grogan, to access and remove the thyroid and parathyroid glands through small incisions on the inside of the mouth. 

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Surgical Procedures

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Adrenalectomy is surgery to remove all or part of one or both adrenal glands. 

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A goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland, which is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck. 

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A neck dissection is surgery to remove all or some of the lymph nodes and surrounding tissue from the neck. 

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Parathyroidectomy is surgery to remove one or more of the four parathyroid glands in the neck. These small glands help control the amount of calcium in the body. 

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A thyroidectomy is surgery to take out your thyroid gland. This gland is shaped like a butterfly. It lies across the windpipe (trachea). The gland makes hormones that control how your body makes and uses energy (metabolism).

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