Endocrine surgery involves surgery on various endocrine organs in your body. Most commonly this includes the Thyroid gland, Parathyroid glands and Adrenal glands.
Endocrine surgery is complex surgery, especially when performed in the neck. Dr. Green specialises in surgery involving endocrine glands that is complex and difficult. The information here provides a question and answer format to describe the various surgical procedures offered by Dr Green aiming to answer most of your common questions.
It is advised that you read through the section relating to your surgery and if at any stage you have further questions feel free to contact Dr Green to discuss further or ask for a second appointment to discuss in greater detail.
The adrenal gland is a small endocrine gland that secretes various important hormones. You have two adrenal glands in your body. They both sit on top of your kidneys.Read more about Adrenal Surgery
Parathyroid glands are a small glands located in your neck that is responsible for controlling calcium levels. Normally there are 4 glands in your neck. They are closely located adjacent your thyroid gland.Read more about Parathyroid Surgery
The thyroid gland is one of the largest endocrine organs in your body. It is a butterfly shaped organ that is located in the front of your neck and wraps around the front surface of your trachea (wind-pipe).Read more about Thyroid Surgery
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