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Thyroid Surgery

Types of Thyroid Surgery

The trained surgical staff at Florida Hospital offers the following thyroid procedures:

There are several thyroid procedures available at Florida Hospital, including:

  • Biopsy or lumpectomy—removing a small part of the thyroid gland
  • Lobectomy—removing half of the thyroid gland
  • Thyroidectomy—removing all or most of the thyroid gland
    • Subtotal thyroidectomy—leaving a small amount of thyroid tissue bilaterally  
    • Near-total thyroidectomy—leaving about one gm or cm of thyroid tissue on one side
    • Total thyroidectomy—removing all identifiable thyroid tissue

Locations for Thyroid Surgery