Thyroid, Parathyroid and Head & Neck Surgery

Thyroid, Parathyroid and Head & Neck Surgery

Parathyroid Disease

by Eric Bergson, MD

The parathyroid glands are four small glands that sit next to the thyroid gland in the lower central part of the neck. They produce a hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH), that is involved in controlling the calcium level in the bloodstream.

Neck Masses

by Sergey Koyfman, D.O., F.A.A.O.A.

A lump in the neck is a relatively common ocurrence. It can be small and can sometimes be very large and disfiguring. The majority of the neck lumps are benign, however, a smaller percentage of them are malignant.

Salivary Gland Disease

by Eric Bergson, MD

We each have four major salivary glands. Deep within each cheek is the parotid gland, and under the edge of each jaw is the submandibular gland. These glands produce saliva, which flows through narrow ducts to empty into the mouth.

Thyroid Disease

by Marc Levine, M.D. & Sergey Koyfman, D.O., F.A.A.O.A.

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the low anterior neck. It produces thyroid hormone, which helps to regulate the body’s metabolism. The functional capacity of the thyroid is measured by blood tests.

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