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Ask a Thyroid Expert
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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Suma Jana, MD

  • Endocrine & Metabolic Institute
  • Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Cleveland Clinic

Rosemarie Metzger, MD

  • Endocrine & Metabolic Institute
  • Department of Endocrine Surgery
  • Cleveland Clinic

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped organ that weighs about an ounce and is located at the base of your neck. This endocrine gland secretes hormones into your blood, which control many important functions including your body’s metabolism. Most people never give their thyroid a thought until something goes wrong. Yet, more than 20 million Americans have some type of thyroid disorder.

Cleveland Clinic is a national leader in caring for patients with all types of thyroid conditions, from the routine to the complex. Our patients benefit from access to a multidisciplinary staff, the most advanced technology and the latest clinical trials for thyroid conditions. Cleveland Clinic’s endocrinology program is ranked 2nd in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Hospitals survey.

About the Speaker
Dr. Suman Jana is an endocrinologist in the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute. He is board certified in internal medicine for endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism and nuclear medicine. A medical school graduate of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, he completed his internal medicine residency at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and his nuclear medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital. He also completed his fellowship in endocrinology at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York. Dr. Jana’s specialty interests include thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, cushing’s syndrome and pituitary disorders.

Dr. Jamie Mitchell is an endocrine surgeon in the Department of Endocrine Surgery in Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute. A graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Medicine, he completed his residency in general surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and fellowship in endocrine surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Mitchell’s specialty interests include adrenal disorders, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, thyroid cancer, and laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors.

To make an appointment with Dr. Jana or Dr. Mitchell, please call 216.444.6568 or call toll-free at 800.223.2273, ext. 46568. You can also visit us online at www.clevelandclinic.org/endocrinology.

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