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Thyroid Disorders

The Atlantic Thyroid Center offers multiple locations and experts who are prepared to treat you for any type of thyroid disease. Whether it is thyroid nodules,  an overactive or underactive thyroid, or thyroid cancer, we will create a personalized plan that is best for you. 

If this is your first visit with us, or you are being referred to our center for follow-up care, we are ready to treat you. Our multi-disciplinary team will assure that you receive timely, thorough, and compassionate care.

Patients are guided throughout their visits in a multi-disciplinary process to assure that they receive the  most appropriate care. You will always be able to offer input about your care. Our team, no matter what location, is with you every step of the way. Thyroid disorder services may vary by location. Please confirm when booking an appointment.

Our Medical Team and Services Provided

We are focused on detailed, in-depth care of a patient with hyperthyroidismhypothyroidismthyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. Patients can see any of these  medical specialists, depending on diagnosis:

  • Endocrinologists
  • Surgical oncologists
  • Head and neck radiologists
  • Pathologists
  • Ear, nose and throat specialists

Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are easily treatable, and the patients do get better quickly. For patients with thyroid cancer, we can cure cancer in a vast majority of the cases."

James Chen, MD, FACE, Medical Director, Atlantic Thyroid Center at Overlook Medical Center

Learning More About Thyroid Disorders

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck that releases hormones that control the body’s metabolism. The thyroid releases hormones regulate a range of bodily functions. Many thyroid disorders involve abnormal production of thyroid hormones. Thyroid specialists at the Atlantic Health Thyroid Center can help patients manage and treat thyroid disorders, including proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Thyroid Disorders We Treat

Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are evaluated, followed by suitable diagnostic work up and treatment. The service includes management of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in pregnant women.

Parathyroid Disorders

Patients with hypercalcemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism, or parathyroid adenomas are evaluated by our medical team. We provide appropriate diagnostic work up and treatment that includes medical treatment or surgical consultation.


Thyroiditis is an inflammation of the thyroid gland. It may be painful and tender when caused by an infection or trauma, or painless when caused by an autoimmune condition or medications.

Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer

Patients with thyroid nodules are examined by our medical team and, if needed, by our thyroid surgeons. We have vast experience on the operations of thyroid nodule and thyroid cancer and are available for the surgical consultation.

Warning signs or symptoms of thyroid cancer:

  • A lump in the neck, sometimes growing quickly
  • Swelling in the neck
  • Pain in the front of the neck, sometimes going up to the ears
  • Hoarseness or other voice changes that do not go away
  • Trouble swallowing or breathing
  • A constant cough that is not due to a cold

Contact Us

Chilton Medical Center

Medical Arts Center (MAC) II - Overlook Medical Center

Morristown Medical Center

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