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Marc Gregory Yu, MD

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Specialist in diabetes, lipid and cholesterol disorders, thyroid disorders, hypothalamic-pituitary and adrenal disorders, osteoporosis and bone mineral disorders, obesity, and other related hormonal disorders.

Edison So, MD, DPCP, DPSEDM

Edison So, MD, DPCP, DPSEDM image

I specializes in management of diabetes, thyroid disorders, thyroid cancer, osteoporosis, pituitary, adrenals, and other hormonal disorders. I also perform ultrasound guided fine needle biopsy of thyroid.

Sjoberg Kho, MD

Sjoberg Kho, MD image

I have been in practice for 15 years. My expertise includes diabetes management and prevention of diabetic complications. Vast experience in the management of different thyroid disorders.

Emelyn M. De Jesus, MD

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Aside from performing diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures, i also provide Radioactive Iodine Therapy to benign or malignant thyroid disorders. I also do Sentinel node mapping, as an adjunct prior to Breast cancer surgery.

Thyroid Problems

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located in the neck in front of the windpipe. The normal size is about 12-20grams with an abundant blood supply. The thyroid gland produces two hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) which is consistently regulated by negative feedback to the brain specifically by thyroid stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary and thyrotropin-releasing hormone from the hypothalamus. Excess or deficiency of these hormones is the underlying problem in thyroid diseases. Iodine is a critical component in the production of thyroid hormones by the body. The thyroid gland obtains iodine from the blood. The blood » » » [Read more]