• 16 AUG 18
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    Save Your Thyroid

    Save Your Thyroid

    Don’t Rush into Surgery!  Just because you are going to see a surgeon, does NOT mean you need an operation. We at Austin Thyroid Surgeons have been seeing an unfortunate trend of patients telling us that they were pressured by other surgeons into going to surgery “ASAP”. While giving second opinions on some of these

    • 06 AUG 18
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    A Light Touch.  Both in and out of the Operating Room.

    A Light Touch. Both in and out of the Operating Room.

    What does it mean to be a true “minimally invasive surgeon” in the world of thyroid and parathyroid surgery?  At Austin Thyroid Surgeons we feel it means quite a bit more than simply making small incisions when surgery is necessary.  Of course, when surgery is indicated we focus significant effort to achieve the best cosmetic

    • 27 JUL 18
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    Saving your thyroid… and avoiding hormone replacement

    Appearing this week in the New England Journal of Medicine is an article titled “Saving Thyroids”.  It is very appropriately timed from our perspective at Austin Thyroid Surgeons, as we strongly agree with the authors that there are currently too many total thyroidectomies being performed by surgeons on patients who should be getting only a lobectomy (removal