Illinois Parathyroid Surgeons
The New York Center for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery is the premier center for minimally invasive parathyroid surgery. Patients come to us from Illinois - from Springfield or Chicago - and everywhere in the United States. The scenic Warwick Valley, located about one hour north of Manhattan, lends itself to speedy recuperation following your parathyroid surgery. With our advanced mini-incision parathyroid surgical technique, you will experience less operative time and less neck scarring. Most patients leave the same day as their surgery. With our advanced parathyroid imaging techniques, we have some of the highest parathyroid localization rates in the profession. Parathyroid surgery is our primary focus. This enables us to provide and maintain superior results while providing each patient with personalized care.
Effective IL Parathyroid Treatment
There are no drugs or medications that can cure hyperparathyroidism or parathyroid disease. The only way to treat the condition is to surgically remove the parathyroid gland that is overproducing parathyroid hormone. A traditional parathyroid operation requires a large neck incision to find and examine the four parathyroid glands located behind the thyroid. Once the tumorous gland is found, it is removed. In the end, the patient is left with a prominent neck scar. They will usually require at least a night of hospitalization in order to to recover.
Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery is an outpatient procedure requiring just a one-inch incision. The procedure can be performed in less than half an hour. Preoperative imaging and localization of the parathyroid tumor enables a minimally invasive or "mini-incision" approach to the surgery. Only a 2cm incision is made directly over the abnormal parathyroid gland. By finding the the tumor before the incision, we can avoid a traditional neck exploration and make a smaller incision.
In the end, scarring is minimal and best of all, patients can usually return home the same day.
Expert Parathyroid Surgery by an Expert Team
Dr. Lawrence Gordon, MD, FACS is a board certified Head and Neck Surgeon specializing in parathyroid and thyroid surgery. He has over fifteen year experience as a parathyroid surgeon. Dr. Gordon is also trained in plastic surgery of the head and neck. Incision lines are placed for maximum cosmetic benefit. He is one of the few parathyroid surgeons trained fully in all modalities of parathyroid disease surgery. Dr. Gordon trained under notable Head and Neck Surgeons John Connely, MD and Hyun Cho, MD.
What truly differentiates us as a center of excellence in parathyroid surgical care is our diagnostic imaging team. Accurate localization of the parathyroid adenoma before surgery enhances our ability to perform Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery to ensure a positive result.
The New York Center for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery operating room team is here to help you prepare for surgery and to care for you after your surgery. Our caring group of nurses is also here to ensure your comfort and safety. Our goal is to make the experience as pleasant as possible.
Serving Illinois and Beyond
We are located about an hour north of Manhattan in the scenic Warwick Valley, NY. The serene upstate environment lends itself well to recuperation and healing.
From Chicago to Springfield, patients from Illinois and throughout the US come to us for parathyroid removal surgery. Our diagnostic imaging team truly differentiates us as a center of excellence in parathyroid surgical care. Our ability to perform the Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery is enabled by the accurate localization of the parathyroid adenoma before surgery.
For patients traveling from out of town, we recommend that they spend at least two nights locally: the night before your surgery and the night after your surgery. We have discount arrangements with local fine quality inns that attend to our patients.
We are here for your Illinois parathyroid surgeon needs. We operate on patients from Illinois, from Chicago to Springfield - and throughout the United States. Patients from around the world come to us for parathyroid removal surgery. Since you are traveling from out of town, we recommend that you spend a minimum of two nights locally: the night before your surgery and the night after your surgery. We have discount arrangements with local fine quality inns that attend to our patients. This is a complementary service we offer to all of our patients.
Our office will work with you before you arrive from Illinois to put together and assemble your laboratory and imaging information. To ensure that your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, we provide a variety of concierge services to assist in travel and lodging accommodations.
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