Endocrine Surgery

The department of Endocrine Surgery specializes in the surgical management of endocrine disorders, including diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands and neuroendocrine pancreas. 

Our fellowship-trained Endocrine Surgeon uses advanced techniques to provide surgical treatment for conditions including: 

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Goiters (Enlarged Thyroid)
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer 
  • Thyroid Nodules
Patient Education
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Weight Management for Children
The following information is adapted from Tennessee’s Statewide Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan to provide helpful tips for your child to avoid health problems related to their weight.
Adolescent Injury Prevention
In this article, we provide helpful tips and information to prevent injuries in adolescents.
Adolescent Development Tips
We have compiled the following helpful resources to guide you and your family in your care for adolescents. Please reference them for what to expect of adolescents at these ages including information about their diet, sleep, teeth, schools, activities, discipline and puberty.
Aerobic Exercise
Learn about the benefits of aerobic exercise and recommendations for how much and how often you exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Department News
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Heritage Medical Associates Physicians Named to Nashville Business Journal 2019 “Best Doctors” List
Nashville Business Journal has released its 2019 "Best Doctors" list. We are proud to announce that fourteen of our physicians were included in this list. These individuals were identified by current Best Doctors and nominees as top medical professionals in the Nashville area.
Westgate Allergy Office Closures
Our Westgate Allergy Office will be closed Tuesday, December 28 and Wednesday, December 29, 2021.
Westgate Pediatrics COVID-19 Update
Easter Weekend Hours