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Endocrine Surgery

The Endocrine Surgery Department deals principally with the surgical management of thyrotoxicosis, patients with multinodular thyroid disease and patients with thyroid nodules.

In addition, parathyroid surgery is also carried out for patients diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism and there is close liaison with the Renal Unit for the management of patients requiring surgery for renal hyperparathyroidism.

A thyroid and parathyroid clinic is held every Tuesday afternoon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, on the first Friday afternoon of the month at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley and on the 2nd and 4th Friday afternoons of the month at West Berkshire Community Hospital.

Additional availability for these patients is on Wednesday mornings. There is a close working relationship with the ENT Unit for the management of thyroid cancer patients. A fortnightly Thyroid Cancer MDT occurs as well as a Joint Thyroid Cancer Clinic.

Out patient venues

  • Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading (Weekly clinic)
  • West Berkshire Community Hospital, Newbury (2 clinics per month)
  • Townlands Memorial Hospital, Henley-on-Thames (1 clinic per month)

Consultant information

  • Stephen Courtney

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Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
London Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 5111


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