Endocrine System Specialists in Middle Tennessee
Adrenal gland and endocrine surgery
Having too little or too much cortisol hormone and other hormone imbalances may affect how your body responds to stress, reduces inflammation and regulates blood pressure and blood sugars. Endocrine surgery specialists at Ascension Saint Thomas provide advanced care for endocrine system diseases, including adrenal gland and pituitary gland tumors and neuroendocrine cancer. We listen to understand you and your health concerns. Then, we deliver a personalized care plan that’s right for you.
Your care team may include surgeons, endocrinology doctors and cancer support specialists. We’re here for you from diagnosis through recovery.
Treatments for adrenal fatigue and other endocrine diseases
Endocrine surgeons specialize in endocrine surgical treatments for diseases affecting the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, neuroendocrine cells, and other endocrine system disorders, like Cushing’s syndrome and Addison’s disease. Our doctors are also clinical researchers and help improve treatments for endocrine disorders.
Endocrine surgical tests and treatments
Ascension Saint Thomas Endocrine Surgical Specialists provide a complete endocrine workup that may include:
- Lab work
- Laparoscopic ultrasound-guided surgery
- Surgery, conventional and robotic-assisted
We provide advanced surgical procedures ranging from adrenal gland and pituitary tumor removal to surgical oncology treatments for neuroendocrine cancers. Our surgeons perform both minimally invasive procedures and robotic surgery.
Multi-specialty cancer care for endocrine cancer
Not all endocrine tumors are cancerous. But if yours is cancerous, we’re here for you. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disease and cancer. Your doctors and nurses will listen to you and answer your questions about your cancer treatment plan. Your multi-specialty oncology care team may include medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, oncology-certified nurses, palliative care specialists, genetic counselors, patient navigators, social workers, financial advocates, dietitians, chaplains, and cancer rehabilitation specialists. Your health and well-being is our priority.