About Dr. Parangi
Dr. Parangi is a busy endocrine surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, with a particular interest and expertise in thyroid and parathyroid tumors. She focuses her clinical efforts on endocrine surgery and applies her basic science knowledge and expertise to tumor progression in thyroid cancer. She performs over 300 endocrine surgery operations per year, many for thyroid cancer utilizing the latest technologies including recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring. She has been in practice for 16 years. She has been a council member for the most prestigious organization of endocrine surgeons in the US, The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and a member of the American Thyroid Association. She has won numerous awards nationally and at Harvard Medical School for her research in the role of BRAF oncoprotein in thyroid cancer invasion. Her active research focuses on understanding why some patients with thyroid cancer do worse than others and how to help them.
She has been one of the Boston surgeons named in Best Doctor and her excellent in both research and her clinical expertise have earned her a national reputation. She is one of a handful of thyroid surgeons with expertise in molecular biology and has over 70 publications, many on thyroid cancer therapeutics in premier journal. She has taught about thyroid cancer care at the Harvard Course “Advances in Cancer Management for the Surgeon” and about thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound at the American College of Surgeons.
Her current practice includes:
• Surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, including use of intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring.
• Work up of thyroid nodules including thyroid ultrasound, thyroid fine needle aspiration and biopsy.
• Surgery on complex cases of aggressive thyroid cancers, recurrent thyroid cancer, and neck dissections. • Surgery on patients with parathyroid disease and familial parathryoid syndromes.
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|Education and Training|
|Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons graduated 1990|
|Residency in General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco; 1998|
|Fellowship in Molecular Medicine , UCSF and Children’s Hospital Boston; 1995|
|American Board of Surgery 1998|
Massachusetts General Hospital
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114