Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


My research interests include:

  • Parathyroid disease, emphasis on minimal access parathyroidectomy and intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring.
  • Thyroid carcinoma, emphasis on papillary thyroid carcinoma, lymph node metastasis, medullary thyroid carcinoma.
  • Adrenal disorders, emphasis on laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
  • Islet cell tumors of the pancreas, emphasis on insulinoma, gastrinoma.
  • Breast cancer, emphasis on sentinel node biopsy, micrometastasis to lymph nodes and bone marrow, menstrual cycle influence on breast cancer and surgical outcome.

Recent Publications

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Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Surgery

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Surgery


  1. Resident - Surgery Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. MD University of Colorado
  3. BA University of Northern Colorado

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