Thyroid Disorders

Disorders of the thyroid gland represent the most common Endocrine diseases. The internationally recognised multi-disciplinary thyroid clinics at Hammersmith and St’ Mary’s Hospitals provide specialist services for evaluation and treatment of patients with benign and malignant thyroid disease including:

    • specialist thyroid surgery

    • rapid access to fine needle aspiration cytology diagnosis for thyroid nodules

    • access to treatment with radioiodine

    • thyroid eye disease clinic (Vickie Lee Ophthalmic surgeon)

    • we deliver a high quality personalized service that adheres to the most up-to-date standards of care.

Conditions frequently treated in the clinic



Graves’ Disease

Toxic thyroid nodules




Complex thyroid disorders

Drug-induced (e.g. amiodarone, lithium)

Thyroid disease in pregnancy

Thyroid cancer

A specialist team manages all patients with thyroid cancer in a multidisciplinary setting. This includes differentiated thyroid cancers (papillary and follicular), medullary thyroid cancer (including familial syndromes such as MEN-2) and anaplastic thyroid cancer.

Rare thyroid disorders

Resistance to thyroid hormone

Private Thyroid Service