Sarasota Memorial Hospital Thyroid and Parathyroid Center

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THYROID AND PARATHYROID CENTER

Thyroid and Parathyroid Center at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Health Care System 1901 Floyd Street, Sarasota, FL 34239

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About the Thyroid and Parathyroid Center at First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System

Led by Medical Director of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Dr. Ralph Tufano, the Sarasota Memorial Thyroid and Parathyroid Center provides a comprehensive program to diagnose and treat patients with thyroid and parathyroid diseases and conditions including tumors, benign nodules and hyperparathyroidism.

A collaborative team comprising surgeons, endocrinologists, pathologists, radiologists, advanced practitioners, and rehabilitation therapists works together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to the unique conditions of each patient. Treatments are available for a range of conditions, including:

  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Benign thyroid disease
  • Early, advanced, and recurrent thyroid cancers
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Neck lymph node metastases
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Goiter

Why Choose Us?

  • Faster time to diagnosis
  • Patients with a thyroid nodule can get a thorough evaluation with ultrasound, fine needle aspiration (in-office procedure) biopsy with same day pathological evaluation, and surgery scheduled all in one day
  • If needed, faster time to operating room
  • Highest-quality care from a team of experts that specialize in innovative and breakthrough treatments and procedures
  • We are one of only four centers in the entire country that offers scarless transoral surgery for thyroid removal
  • Fewer patient visits
  • Integrated visits with the endocrinologist and endocrine surgeon
  • When appropriate, we closely collaborate with cardiologists, pulmonologists, and neurologists

Conditions Treated at
the Thyroid & Parathyroid Center

  • Benign thyroid nodules
  • Indeterminate thyroid nodules 
  • Thyroid Cancer 
  • Symptomatic Goiter 
  • Graves’ Disease 
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism 
  • Adrenal incidentalomas
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinomas 
  • Adrenal Cushing’s
  • Pheochromocytoma 
  • Aldosteronoma
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid disease during pregnancy
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Paraganglioma
  • Carcinoid syndrome
  • Islet cell neoplasm
  • MEN (multiple endocrine neoplasia)
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