Endocrine Surgery is the discipline of surgical management of endocrine disorders including the understanding of the disease process, technical mastery and comprehensive care of surgical endocrine disease of the neck and abdomen.
Endocrine surgery refers to operations on one or more of the endocrine glands. These glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream, and have an important influence over the functions of almost all cells in the body.
Dr. Hany Maurice has special expertise and training in operations on a number of the endocrine glands including the thyroid gland, the parathyroid glands, the adrenal glands, the endocrine pancreas, and some neuroendocrine glands.
The majority of patients who require endocrine surgery will qualify for minimally invasive procedures, such as:
Our endocrine surgery unit is highly specialized in the assessment and treatment of the more common endocrine problems such as the thyroid, including thyroid cancer. We also specialize in parathyroid and adrenal diseases.