Here are some of the best thyroid centers and hospitals in the U.S. that offer thyroid cytopathology services/consultations, and second opinions for thyroid biopsies and thyroid cancer:
Washington Hospital Center - Thyroid Cancer CenterWashington Hospital Center's Thyroid Cancer Center diagnoses and treats many thyroid cancer cases, and features a team of specialists, including thyroidologists, cytopathologists, and thyroid cancer doctors. Dr. Yolanda Oertel is considered a leading cytopathologist for thyroid fine needle aspiration, and is an advisor to the Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association (ThyCa). (Dr. Oertel is featured in this Q&A on Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy for the Thyroid.
Washington Hospital Center - Thyroid Cancer Center
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Web: Washington Hospital Center Thyroid Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins Medical Center -- Cancer Surgery Second Opinion Program at BayviewJohns Hopkins offers second opinion services for thyroid patients. They also operate the Thyroid Tumor Center.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Tel: 410-550-HOPE (4673), 410-550-0100
Web: Johns Hopkins Second Opinion Service, Johns Hopkins Thyroid Tumor Center
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterMD Anderson has a cytopathology department providing cytopathologist-performed FNA biopsies and on-site evaluation.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Pathology
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030
Tel: 1-877-MDA-6789 / 713-792-3111 / Fax: 713-794-4630
Web: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thyroid Surgery Center of TexasR. Anders Rosendahl, M.D., F.A.C.S. operates this center, offering second opinions on thyroid samples and smears that are suspicious for thyroid cancer.
The Thyroid Cancer Clinic/Surgery Center of Texas
The Towers of Lakeway, Suite 201
1927 Lohmans Crossing Road
Austin, Texas 78734
Tel: 512-608-9595 / Fax: 512-608-9833
Web: Thyroid Surgery Center of Texas
Moffitt Cancer Center -- Second Opinion ServiceThe H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida offers second opinion services, both in-person, and long distance pathology review.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Tel: 813-745-2295 / Fax: 813-745-5824
Web: Moffitt Cancer Center
New York Thyroid CenterThe New York Thyroid Center at Columbia University Medical Center has a thyroid center, offering diagnostic and surgical services for thyroid cancer, and referrals to physicians around the country.
The New York Thyroid Center
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, NY
Tel: 800-227-2762, 212-305-0442 / Fax 212-305-0445
Web: New York Thyroid Center
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Division - University of FloridaThe Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Division at the University of Florida offers second opinion services.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Division
University of Florida
PO Box 100226
Gainesville, FL 32610-0226
Tel: 352-265-0139 or 800-749-7424 / Fax: 352-846-2231
Web: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Division University of Florida
Yale University Pediatric Thyroid CenterYale has the only thyroid center that is set up to care for children with thyroid conditions, and provide on-site and thyroid second opinion services specific to children, including pediatric thyroid cancer.
Yale University Pediatric Thyroid Center
P.O. Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064
Web: Yale University Pediatric Thyroid Center