Endocrine/General Surgery Faculty

Carling, Tobias

Section Chief

Associate Professor of Surgery (Endocrine Surgery)
Section Chief
Director, Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Laboratory
Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship

Research Interests:Improved outcomes in minimally invasive endocrine surgery; Molecular genetics of endocrine tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal (hyperaldosteronism, hypercortisolism, adrenal cancer, pheochromocytoma) and endocrine pancreas; Familial endocrine tumor susceptibility syndromes; Regulation of calcium homeostasis

Clinical Interests:Endocrine surgery; surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, and endocrine pancreas; minimally invasive surgical techniques, under local and cervical block anesthesia; minimally invasive (posterior retroperitoneoscopic) adrenalectomy, outpatient Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy (MIP), and Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy (MIT); neck dissection for thyroid cancer; intraoperative hormone monitoring

Callender, Glenda G

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Endocrine Surgery)
Endocrine Surgeon
Director, Endocrine Surgical Oncology Clinical Trials

Research Interests:Outcomes in endocrine surgery, including minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery, laparoscopic and posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy; Outpatient parathyroidectomy; Intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring; Endocrine oncology clinical trials

Clinical Interests:Endocrine surgery; surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, and endocrine pancreas; minimally invasive surgical techniques, under local and cervical block anesthesia; laparascopic and posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy; outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) and thyroidectomy; intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring; neck dissection for thyroid cancer

Quinn, Courtney Elizabeth

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Endocrine Surgery)

Research Interests:Minimally invasive endocrine surgery, laparoscopic and posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy; Outpatient thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy; Intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring; Endocrine oncology

Clinical Interests:Endocrine surgery; surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, and endocrine pancreas; minimally invasive surgical techniques, under local and cervical block anesthesia; laparascopic and posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy; outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) and thyroidectomy; intraoperative laryngeal nerve monitoring

Udelsman, Robert

William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Clinical Program Leader, Endocrine Cancers Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital
Chairman of the Board, Yale Medical Group

Research Interests:Minimally invasive surgery; Including techniques for minimizing the trauma of surgery; Endocrine surgery; Endocrine oncology

Clinical Interests:Endocrine surgery; surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and endocrine pancreas; outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy and laparascopic adrenalectomy; surgery for thyroid nodules and cancer; parathyroid disease; adrenal diseases; endocrine cancer