I am an Endocrine and General surgeon at Southern Cross Hospital & Specialist Centre where I provide care to general surgery patients alongside sub-specialty surgical care for thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal disorders.
The thyroid gland is a small organ that sits in the front of the neck wrapped around the windpipe, generating hormones that affect the body’s metabolism. There are a range of conditions that might require Thyroid Surgery, for example:
Parathyroid glands are normally found between the trachea (windpipe) and the thyroid gland, controlling the level of calcium in your body. The most common reason for surgery is due to high levels of calcium in your blood. Some symptoms are:
If you're concerned about your health or think you might be experiencing some of the symptoms above, please leave us your information and we'll be in touch to arrange consultation.