Vanderbilt Thyroid Center

Thyroid diseases can affect your overall health: mood, weight, energy, sleep and concentration. The Vanderbilt Thyroid Center offers comprehensive treatment for thyroid conditions including thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, goiter and thyroid nodules. We provide thyroid biopsies, testing, surgical and non-surgical procedures, and medical management for thyroid disorders.

Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • Collaborative care. Because thyroid disorders can involve different areas of the body, our thyroid specialists work together to evaluate your symptoms and provide treatment options that improve your well-being.  
  • Depth of expertise. Our team of experts are specially trained to diagnose and treat thyroid disorders and advanced thyroid cancer. Our specialists from endocrinology, oncology, surgery, radiology and pathology meet biweekly in meetings called tumor boards. We review cases together and create a personalized treatment plan for each patient. You can be confident that our team will meet your needs. 
  • Recognized care. U.S. News & World Report ranks Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a High Performing Hospital for diabetes and endocrinology, recognizing our advanced treatments and exceptional patient outcomes. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is ranked the #1 adult hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville.
  • Innovative research. As an academic medical center, our researchers are dedicated to pioneering new and more effective treatments. Our doctors and other team members help develop the treatment guidelines others follow. We serve on committees of the International Thyroid Oncology GroupAmerican Thyroid Association and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). We also offer clinical trials (research studies) for advanced thyroid cancer. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

Conditions We Treat

  • Abnormal thyroid levels during pregnancy
  • Autoimmune thyroid disease
  • Graves’ disease
  • Hashimoto’s disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2)
  • Simple goiter (enlarged thyroid)
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid hormone disorders
  • Thyroid nodules

Tests, Treatments and Services

  • Antibody tests
  • Anti-thyroid medicine
  • Beta-blockers
  • Biopsy tests
  • Chemotherapy
  • CT scan
  • Nuclear thyroid scan
  • Radioactive iodine
  • Surgery
  • Targeted therapy
  • Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Thyroid hormone replacement therapy
  • Thyroid ultrasound

Locations

Vanderbilt Diabetes
1215 21st Ave. S., 8th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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Thyroid Center Care Team

Endocrinologists
Surgeons
Medical Oncologists

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