The Endocrine Surgery team has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as endocrine tumors in the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas. We collaborate with colleagues from endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition, gastroenterology, radiology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology to provide multidisciplinary care to all patients. 

Thyroid conditions commonly treated by our endocrine surgeons include:

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

Other conditions treated include:

  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Adrenal nodules
  • Adrenal cancers
  • Aldosteronomas (Conn's syndrome)
  • Solitary adrenal metastases

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

Special Interests

Surgical Oncology, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Cancers, Cancers of the Stomach, Sarcoma, Melanoma

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