Pre-Congress

Peri-Operative Collaboration: What the Surgeon and the Endocrinologist Would Like Each Other to Know

4/24/2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Convention Center 515 A

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Presentations:

Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE

Chief Endocrinology
Atrius Health

JEFFREY R. GARBER, MD, FACP, FACE iS A PAST PRESIDENT OF AACE AND ACE, CHIEF OF ENDOCRINOLOGY AT HARVARD VANGUARD MEDICAL ASSOCIATES. DR. GARBER IS A PRACTING CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGIST WITH MANY CLINICAL INTERESTS INCLUDING INPATIENT ENDOCRINOLOGY. HE WILL BE MODERATING TODAY'S SESSION ON INPATIENT CARE AND COLLABORATING WITH OUR SURGICAL COLLEAGUES

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Jonathan S. LoPresti, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Dr. LoPresti is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California where he currently serves as the Fellowship Director for the Division of Endocrinology. In addition, he serves as the head of Endocrinology at the LAC-USC Medical Center and a clinic dedicated to thyroid cancer where he oversees a population of more than 1000 patients. He received both his MD and PhD at USC after which he completed his residency and fellowship training at the medical center. Upon finishing his training, he joined the division of Endocrinology as a junior faculty member. Under the tutelage of John Nicoloff, MD, his early research career focused on the regulation of circulating T3 levels in humans. He was the first to quantify the whole body conversion rate of T4 to T3 in humans, the role of alternative pathways of thyroid hormone metabolism in regulating T3 levels in health and fasting as well as describing the inability to produce the low T3 state of illness in untreated HIV positive individuals. More recently, his research has focused on the diagnosis and management of endocrine emergencies in hospitalized patients. Finally, he is studying the role serum thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody measurements in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer.

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Anand Vaidya, MD, MMSc

Director, Center for Adrenal Disorders
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Vaidya is the Director of the Center for Adrenal Disorders at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and faculty at Harvard Medical School. He oversees the multi-disciplinary clinical care of patients with all forms of adrenal hormonal and neoplastic disorders. Dr. Vaidya’s research has helped define the severity spectrum of primary aldosteronism, the optimal approaches to treating primary aldosteronism, the genetics of pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma syndromes, and the systemic consequences of autonomous hypercortisolism. Dr. Vaidya is a dedicated educator. He directs the endocrinology curriculum at Harvard Medical School, and teaches about adrenal disorders at professional societies, CME events, and to fellows, residents, and students.

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Quan-Yang Duh, MD

Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Quan-Yang Duh MD is Professor and Chief of Section of Endocrine Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Duh graduated from Yale University and UCSF Medical School, where he also completed Surgery Residency and Endocrine Surgery Fellowship.
Dr. Duh is Past President of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. He has coauthored 400 peer-review articles and co-edited the Textbook of Endocrine Surgery. He is on the Editorial board of Thyroid, JAMA-Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, and Video Endocrinology. Dr. Duh's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery for thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.

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Gabriel Zada, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Zada is a board-certified neurosurgeon and nationally recognized expert in brain and pituitary tumor surgery, as well as a variety of endoscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques. He is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC with associate appointments in the Departments of Otolaryngology and Internal Medicine. As the Co-Director of the USC Pituitary Center, Co-Director of the USC Radiosurgery Center and Director of the USC Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program, Dr. Zada directs a comprehensive neuro-endoscopic program including endoscopic skull base/pituitary surgery, exoscopic subcortical channel (BrainPath) surgery and intraventricular neuro-endoscopy. He also co-directs the USC Radiosurgery Center and performs Gamma Knife and Radiosurgery. He is the Associate Program Director of the USC Neurosurgery Residency Program.

Dr. Zada has a keen clinical and academic interest in brain and skull base tumor surgery and has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles on various neurosurgical topics, mostly relating to brain and pituitary tumors as well as endoscopic skull base surgery. He authored and edited the textbook entitled The Atlas of Sellar and Parasellar Lesions.

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John Carmichael, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC

John Carmichael, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California. He is Co-Director of the USC Pituitary Center and course director for the Annual Southern California Pituitary Symposium held at USC, now in its 5th year. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary disease. As a member of AACE, he served on the Pituitary Scientific Committee, and now serves on the AACE Pituitary, Gonad, Adrenal, and Neuroendocrine Disease State Network.

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Dennis Maceri, MD

Doctor Dennis R. Maceri is a Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Biology from the University of California Los Angeles. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California Irvine in 1977. He has been a full-time faculty member at the University of Southern California since 1984. Doctor Maceri specializes in Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery in adults and children. His research focus is on thyroid cancer and diseases of the parathyroid glands

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