Thyroid hormones influence virtually every organ system in the body. They tell organs how fast or slow they should work. They also regulate the consumption of oxygen and the production of heat. Thyroid hormones regulate your metabolism-how the body uses food, either using it for immediate energy or storing it for the future. Another gland-the pituitary gland-actually controls how well the thyroid works.
The thyroid gland can develop several distinct problems:
Our surgeons provide excellent, personalized care to patients with endocrine diseases. In the last five years, our surgeons performed 450 thyroid surgeries.