Providing treatment for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, BMC surgeons possess a high level of expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders within the endocrine system – a collection of glands responsible for producing hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, and tissue function, among other things. Working in collaboration with colleagues from endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition, gastroenterology, and radiation oncology, a multidisciplinary approach to care for patients is provided.

Thyroid conditions commonly treated by our team include:

  • Multi-nodular goiters of the thyroid
  • Overactive thyroid & parathyroid
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Grave’s disease

Other conditions treated include:

  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Primary adrenal cancers

The Team

David McAneny, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs

Professor of Surgery and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine

Teviah E Sachs, MD, MPH

Section Chief, Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

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