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The Endocrine Surgery Team at UCLA in Los Angeles, California is a multidisciplinary subspecialty service focusing on diseases of the parathyroid, thyroid, and adrenal glands.About the Endocrine Surgery Team at UCLA, Los Angeles, California

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Parathyroid surgery
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Parathyroid surgery and minimally invasive techniques.
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Minimally invasive can be accomplished through an incision measuring 1.5-2.0 cm in length.
Parathyroid surgery can be done through an incision measuring 1.5-2.0 cm in length. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP)
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Minimally invasive techniques can be used to remove endocrine tumors of the adrenal glands and pancreas.
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The UCLA Endocrine Surgery Team provides inpatient and outpatient care and consultation. We specialize in the management of benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands

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Our Endocrine Surgery Team mission is to bring together expertise in all areas relating to endocrine diseases to offer the highest level of patient care available worldwide.

Our knowledgeable team from various medical backgrounds will develop a treatment plan customized for each patient. Read more about our endocrine surgery team.

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