Patient Care

Our Program

Out-of-State and Out-of-Country Patients

Because of our special expertise, we routinely care for children from all over the United States and from overseas. We can help with travel and lodging arrangements. We will also work with your local physician to provide needed advice and arrange follow-up care. Regional, national and international airports are close to Yale University.

The mission of the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center is to provide expert and top level care for boys and girls with thyroid disorders and advance the care of pediatric thyroid problems. Our mission is to ensure that you and your child receive the most contemporary and state of the art care possible.

Thyroid disease may be silent for a long time or can present with symptoms. Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism often are found when school performance or overall activity changes, or when thyroid enlargement is seen. Thyroid tumors, which include thyroid cancer, often are discovered when a lump in the neck is noticed by either a family member or a care provider.

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