Endocrine Surgery Parathyroid Program

Mount Sinai's Endocrine Surgery Parathyroid Program in the Department of Surgery’s Division of Metabolic, Endocrine and Minimally Invasive Surgery, provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to patients with disorders of the parathyroid glands. Our internationally recognized team of surgeons, endocrinologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists and pathologists is highly specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of all parathyroid conditions, including very complex cases.

Our Program provides same-day parathyroid imaging, CT scanning with dedicated parathyroid radiologist, surgeon-performed ultrasound as well as comprehensive laboratory testing. We also have a dedicated parathyroid anesthesiologist onsite to assist us during your parathyroid procedure, which can be performed at our state-of-art Ambulatory Surgery suites.

Building on over 150 years of leadership, we are committed to continuing the longstanding tradition of excellence in clinical care to meet the needs of our diverse patients. It is our goal to provide the best possible experience for our patients and to maximize their quality of life.

Parathyroid Conditions We Treat

Located behind the thyroid gland, the parathyorid glands are small glands that regulate calcium and phosphorous levels in the body. These glands produce a hormone call parathyroid hormone (PTH), which acts on bone, the kidneys, and the gastrointestinal tract to regulate calcium heomstasis in the body. Disorders involving the parathyroid system may include benign sporadic or inherited conditions of hyperactivity, such as:

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Parathyroid Disease

At the Endocrine Surgery Parathyroid Program, we take great strides to personalize the recommendation for surgery. If parathyroid surgery has been recommended by your physician, we will confirm the indications for surgery and then discuss the different operative approaches, which include:

Contact Us

Mount Sinai Union Square

Fax: 212-202-4713 or 212-202-4995

The Garlock Division of General Surgery
5 East 98th Street
3rd Floor (Mail Box 1259)
New York, NY 10029

1470 Madison Ave at 101st Street
3rd Floor (Mail Box 1259)
New York, NY 10029

Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy Under Local Anesthesia