Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Biopsy
    A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope.

  • Parathyroidectomy
    During a parathyroidectomy, head and neck surgeons remove one or more of the four natural parathyroid glands located behind the thyroid gland to treat an overactive parathyroid gland or cancer.

  • Thyroidectomy
    A thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland to treat thyroid disorders such as cancer or an overactive thyroid.