Reasons to Insist on an Endocrinologists to evaluate and if needed do the thyroid needle biopsy. DR. Brittany Henderson endocrinologist does over 100 biopsies a year. Dr.Guttler’s List: Your primary is not qualified to do a complete...More info
Thyroid Biopsy 101: Endocrinologists are better at adequacy than radiologists. 5% of biopsies done by radiologists are inadequate and patients need rebiopsy.The first biopsy should have been done by an endocrinologist to save patients for a...More info
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy.
Benign Tumor Mimics Papillary Thyroid Cancer; Hyalinizing Trabecular Tumor (HTT ) of the Thyroid. Pre-op Diagnosis by Genomic Marker Saves Total Thyroidectomy. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: When a nodule looks like papillary cancer on USG...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Rules to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery First always question your physician as to why they want a thyroid ultrasound TUS. There should be no screening thyroid ultrasounds. There must be indications for one. If you have a...More info
DR.Guttler’s comments. 43 Y/O F one month right arm and shoulder pain with weakness and tingling in the arm.She had no neck symptoms and no enlarged thyroid gland in the neck area. X Ray of the shoulder showed a mass in the chest by arrow...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Life 101: Pictures from 2011 Presenting Ethanol paper atNational meeting 1000 meter rifle range in Michigan Lake Northern Pike Master Class endocrinologist doing a radioiodine uptake test. Endocrine neck ultrasound class...More info
Thyroid Nodules 101: What happens if you have a thyroid nodule? Dr.Guttler’s comments: You might be looking in the mirror while shaving or fastening a necklace when you first see it. The doctor might feel it during a routine physical exam...More info
Thyroid cancer 101: Because thyroid cancer is not usually fatal, the findings suggest that physicians sometimes offer unnecessary testing to avoid being sued.
Thyroid cancer 101: Because thyroid cancer is not usually fatal, the findings suggest that physicians sometimes offer unnecessary testing to avoid being sued. Dr.Guttler’s Comments. Most of the extra cases of thyroid cancer recently are...More info
New Review for Guttler Richard B MD 1328 16th St Santa Monica, CA 90404 Patsy R. 2/3/2019 I consulted Dr. Guttler in November 2018 for a thyroid nodule that was noticed during my annual physical exam. I had done research on the number of...More info
Patient’s comments after my thyroid consultation for her very large Goiter. “You were the most professional Dr. I have ever seen. You were able to do all the tests quickly and spent a lot of time making sure everything was done...More info
Thyroid Goiter and Nodules 101: What you need to Know. A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Worldwide, the most common cause of thyroid goiter is iodine deficiency. However, this is becoming a rarer...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr.Guttler’s Rules to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery for a diagnosis of thyroid cancer by biopsy. Update:
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr.Guttler’s Rules to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery for a diagnosis of thyroid cancer by biopsy. Two Concepts: Active Surveillance and NIFT-P Never have thyroid surgery when told you have thyroid...More info