Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Center

Welcome to the Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Center, a multidisciplinary resource for patient care at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix. We are dedicated to providing excellent medical and surgical endocrinology, research and community service, and education and scholarship. We bring together the leading personnel of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Banner Health, while partnering with community physicians.

We focus on conditions that affect the three most common endocrine organs: the thyroid gland, the calcium-regulating parathyroid glands, and the adrenal gland. As a group, our physicians have expertise is all aspects of care that you may need, including ultrasound and fine-needle aspiration biopsy performed in a comfortable office setting.

We are nationally and internationally recognized in Arizona and the Southwest for  our expertise in specialized areas of care. These areas include:

  • Complex endocrine problems
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear medicine and interventional radiology for endocrine disorders
  • Care of patients who require re-operative surgery
  • Laryngeal and voice evaluation
  • Genetics evaluation for inherited endocrine conditions such as multiple endocrine neoplasia

Outside of its convenience, the benefits of our multidisciplinary approach include our staff of industry experts who provide highly personalized service and state-of-the art treatment plans. This one-stop, coordinated experience means you receive complete care and attention in one visit, under one roof, and by one team.

Our physicians look forward to providing you and your family with the best possible solution to your thyroid, parathyroid or adrenal diagnosis.

For more information, contact the Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Center at its location at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today:

1441 N 12th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006

(602) 521-5200

About the Center

The Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Center is located in Phoenix, AZ, hold the same mission as our Institute to offer streamlined, patient care by 
board-certified specialists to provide the best in medicine and surgery for these endocrine conditions. The center is located in the newly renovated 1441 building on the campus of Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

All physicians relevant to your consultation are located on this campus and are a part of the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute, where collaboration is fostered to ensure your specific healthcare needs are met. 

We provide the following areas of treatment

Adrenal conditions:

  • Incidentalomas
  • Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas
  • Aldosteronomas
  • Cushing’s disease

Genetic and hereditary endocrine conditions:

  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I and II
  • Cowden syndrome/PHTS/PTEN mutations
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis FAP
  • Familial thyroid cancer

Parathyroid:

  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Osteoporosis and osteopenia
  • Kidney stones related to parathyroid disease
  • Parathyroid disease due to renal disease
  • Dialysis or kidney transplant
  • Vitamin D deficiencies

Thyroid:

  • Nodules and goiters
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Molecular markers for thyroid cancer diagnosis

Surgeries for the above conditions, including operations performed for: 

  • Complex, recurrent or reoperative disease
  • Specialized thyroid and lymph node surgeries
  • Parathyroidectomy, adrenalectomy
  • Operations performed as minimally invasive surgery

We also provide ultrasound for all thyroid and parathyroid conditions, including neck masses and lymph nodes, lymph node mapping for thyroid cancer, and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNA).

Our Providers

Center Leadership:

Patient Education

Research

The University of Arizona, in coordination with Banner – University Medicine, conducts a variety of research studies and clinical trials to support a commitment to improving patient care. As a patient at Banner – University Medical Center, you may be eligible to participate, meaning you’ll have access to new treatments, which may not yet be available to the public.

Fellowship and Residency Programs

The physicians of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute are engaged in teaching and training of future health care providers via multiple programs.

Health and Prevention

The Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Center celebrates National Thyroid Awareness month in January by organizing month-long community events. These include interactive meet-the-expert sessions, lecture series, and ultrasound screening for populations at risk of hereditary thyroid conditions. Join us at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix to participate in these events.