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Thyroid disorders

Disorders of the thyroid gland represent the most common Endocrine diseases. The internationally recognised multi-disciplinary thyroid clinics at Hammersmith and St’ Mary’s Hospitals provide specialist services for evaluation and treatment of patients with benign and malignant thyroid disease including:
  • specialist thyroid surgery
  • rapid access to fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis for thyroid nodules
  • access to treatment with radioiodine
  • thyroid eye disease clinic (Vickie Lee Ophthalmic surgeon)
  • we deliver a high quality personalized service that adheres to the most up-to-date standards of care.
Conditions frequently treated in the clinic
        Graves’ Disease
        Toxic thyroid nodules
    Complex thyroid disorders
Drug-induced (e.g. amiodarone, lithium)
Thyroid disease in pregnancy
    Thyroid cancer
A specialist team manages all patients with thyroid cancer in a multidisciplinary setting. This includes differentiated thyroid cancers (papillary and follicular), medullary thyroid cancer (including familial syndromes such as MEN-2) and anaplastic thyroid cancer.
    Rare thyroid disorders
Resistance to thyroid hormone
Private Thyroid Service