Endocrine surgeons at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, perform one of the largest volumes of endocrine-related procedures in the United States. All surgeons are subspecialty trained in their area of expertise. The five staff surgeons perform roughly 900 endocrine-related operations annually on average.
Mayo endocrine surgeons are internationally recognized for their performance of complex procedures with safety and excellent outcomes.
Mayo Clinic surgeons practice in an atmosphere of inquiry, carefully analyzing their large-volume surgical practice for ways to improve. Mayo endocrine surgeons are involved in many clinical trials evaluating new approaches for surgical diseases.
Mayo Clinic emphasizes a collaborative team approach, allowing accurate diagnoses and surgical intervention in an efficient and timely manner.
Mayo endocrine surgeons communicate closely with other specialists involved in the care of those undergoing surgery at Mayo Clinic. Each person receiving care benefits from an individual patient-centered treatment plan that involves a multidisciplinary team of experts.
A team focused on you
Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion. Your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly, and appointment schedules are coordinated. Highly specialized experts are working together for you. What might take weeks or even months to accomplish elsewhere can typically be done in a matter of days at Mayo Clinic.
Mayo endocrine surgeons are internationally recognized for their performance of complex procedures with safety and satisfactory outcomes.
State-of-the-art surgical facilities
If indicated, surgery is performed at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, or Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus. The operating rooms are equipped with the latest diagnostic and surgical equipment.
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Endocrine surgeons at Mayo Clinic's Minnesota campus have expertise in rare and clinically specialized aspects of surgical care for the people they treat.
Innovative services and special programs
- Minimally invasive surgery. Mayo Clinic surgeons have been at the forefront of using minimally invasive surgery. Read more about minimally invasive surgery, a technique that offers many advantages for those undergoing surgery.
- Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) with intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring. The surgical procedure to remove a parathyroid gland (parathyroidectomy) once required an incision across the neck, general anesthesia and at least an overnight stay in a hospital. With new technology, removing an overactive parathyroid gland (adenoma) is quicker, less invasive and just as successful as the standard procedure. Most people can leave the hospital the same day.
- Robotic surgery. On average, Mayo endocrine surgeons perform robotic surgery for more than 80 people each year.
Mayo endocrine surgeons work closely with other specialists involved in each person's care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions.
Mayo endocrine surgeons provide management and services for the following conditions. Availability of specific services may vary between Mayo locations. Please confirm when you call to request an appointment.
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Mayo Clinic endocrine surgeons have broad and deep expertise in both minimally invasive and robotic techniques for surgical endocrine diseases of the adrenal, pancreas, parathyroid and thyroid glands. Endocrine surgeons also treat children who have pediatric thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal issues.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for diabetes and endocrinology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.
Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.
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Research is integrated into practice at Mayo Clinic, and Mayo endocrine surgeons are involved in many research studies and clinical trials to discover new and improved methods of treatment. For example, the list below highlights only a small number of areas where Mayo researchers are currently studying endocrine surgery-related projects.
Research centers, laboratories and programs
See a list of publications about endocrine surgical topics by Mayo Clinic authors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
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Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.
In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.
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