Appointments: 501-296-1200

Clinic: 501-686-8224

Many people with thyroid problems do not even know what they are experiencing because the symptoms are common and are often attributed to other medical problems.

At UAMS, our Thyroid Center is a multidisciplinary referral center specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant thyroid and parathyroid diseases.

Our interdisciplinary team of fellowship-trained surgeons, endocrinologists, pathologists, radiologists and nuclear medicine doctors work with our Thyroid Center staff in the treatment and long-term management of thyroid malignancies. State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment is available for our patients, including video laryngoscopy and high-resolution ultrasound.

You will have access to all specialists on our team during your visit, which ensures shorter evaluation times, comprehensive care and a patient-centered experience.

Through research and education, our team also strives to advance the knowledge and investigate new treatments of thyroid disorders. Our research program, dedicated to advancing the fields of thyroid/parathyroid medical treatment, assures that you receive the best care based on the very latest findings.

A broad range of conditions affecting the thyroid and parathyroid are treated at the Thyroid Center:

  • Thyroid masses
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Graves’ disease
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Goiter
  • Genetic thyroid/parathyroid conditions
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment
  • Graves’ Disease Treatment (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Hyperparathyroidism Treatment and Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroidectomy (MIRP)

What should I bring to the appointment?

For your first appointment, please bring a photo ID and your insurance card along with a list of any medications you’re taking, including over-the-counter medications. You should also bring any medical records you can provide, including slides or test results from other clinics.

For future appointments, please provide updated medical and insurance information.

What is the best way to contact a nurse at the clinic or request a prescription refill from the clinic?

Call the clinic at 501-686-8224, or you can request prescription refills during your appointment. If you originally filled your prescription at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, you can also refill your prescription online.

 Children at the Cancer Institute

Our patients and your children are at high risk for infection. If your child is showing signs of illness, he or she should remain in the lobby or The Gathering Place Café on the first floor with adult supervision.