Outpatient services

Venue- Surgery OPD, 310 Area 3rd Floor,  OPD building, CMC Hospital Campus

Outpatient days -  Wednesday and Saturday  / From 8 am onwards.

The department specialises in providing services to patients suffering from thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, endocrine pancreatic diseases, neuroendocrine tumours and breast diseases.

Endocrine surgery -  Radiotherapy – Medical Oncology – Palliative care multidisciplinary team meeting on Mondays 2 pm.   Venue – RT OPD Area (G1)

Endocrine Surgery – Nuclear Medicine – Endinocrinology multidisciplinary team meeting on Wednesdays 3.30 pm, Venue – Nuclear Medicine department, 1st floor (Next to B ward), Main building.

The department works closely with the Departments of Endocrinology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy and Medical Oncology and decisions for comprehensive care are made in multi-disciplinary team meetings held every week.

Patient Information

Thyroid diseases

  • Benign goitre
  • Malignant goitre
    • Well differentiated thyroid cancers (Eg., Papillary / Follicular)
    • Medullary thyroid cancer including Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type II
    • Anaplastic thyroid cancer
    • Lymphoma Thyroid
    • Toxic nodular goitre
    • Graves disease
    • Retrosternal goitre
    • Thyroiditis
    • Embryological abnormalities of the thyroid gland

Facilities available

  • Surgical treatment including prophylactic thyroidectomy 
  • Radioactive iodine therapy
  • External beam radiotherapy
  • Medical Oncology related therapies including tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
  • Gene mutation analysis

Parathyroid disease

  • Parathyroid adenoma
  • Parathyroid carcinoma
  • Parathyroid hyperplasia
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I

Facilities available

  • Surgical treatment (focussed parathyroidectomy / four gland exploration)
  • Localisation studies including Sestamibi scan, SPECT imaging and Ultrasound


Adrenal disorders

  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Conn’s syndrome
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal myelolipoma
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma
  • Metastases
  • Granulomatous adrenal lesions
  • Lymphomas
  • Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia


Facilities available

  • Laparoscopic adrenelectomy both anterior and posterior
  • Open adrenelectomy
  • Redo adrenal surgery
  • Mitotane therapy for adrenocortical cancer

The work up of these conditions is challenging, and is done by closely working with our medical colleagues.


Neuroendocrine Pancreatic tumours

  • Insulinoma
  • Gastrinoma
  • VIPomas
  • Non functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours
  • Other rare variants.

Facilities available

  • Laparoscopic resection
  • Open enucleation or resections
  • Intraoperative ultrasound
  • Frozen section analysis

Breast diseases

  • Benign breast diseases (BBD)
    • cyclical premenstrual mastalgias
    • non cyclical mastalgia
    • fibroadenomas
    •  granulomatous breast lesions
    • breast abscess
    • duct ectasia
    • Phyllodes tumour
    • Paget’s disease
    • Breast cancer

Facilities available

  • Breast self examination education
  • Breast awareness and Breast Nurse education
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach for individualised patient care
  • Breast conservation surgery
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Modified radical mastectomy with or without reconstruction
  • Extended chest wall resection