Spotlight on Dr.Guttler’s Career. After fellowship I opened his thyroid center in Santa Monica. After survey of the local hospital records for thyroid surgery he noted they took out many thyroid nodules that were benign. Only 5% were...More info
Spotlight on Dr. Guttler’s Career. After the Army He Received a Two Year NIH Grant to Study Thyroidology. with Dr J.T.Nicoloff at LA County /USC Medical Center in Los Angeles
After returning from my drafted 2 years in the army, I returned to LAC/USC to complete my residency. I began working with my mentor Dr.Nicoloff in clinical and research thyroidology. With his help I received a 2 year NIH fellowship to study under...More info
Thyroid Hormone Therapy: Why I do not allow substitution of generics or other brands by my patients for 40 years.
Thyroid Hormone Therapy: Why I do not allow substitution of generics or other brands by my patients for 40 years. Dr. Guttler’s comments: 1. Currently, limited data are available on the impact of dose-equivalent substitution between brands...More info
Ethanol Ablation for large complex benign thyroid cysts is the treatment of choice. Insist on having this instead of surgery. The cost done in my office is small compared to surgery. call me at 310-393-8860 or secure email to...More info
Thyroid RFA Questions and Answers: A Thyroidologist not a Radiologist Answers Your question of Thyroid RF.
Thyroid RFA Questions and Answers: A Thyroidologist not a Radiologist Answers most frequently asked questions. What are the benefits of Thyroid RF treatment? No need for lifetime thyroid hormone. no general anesthesia, No hospital, no...More info
Biotin Supplement with No Proven Use Except Rare Deficiency Can Effect Thyroid Function Testing. Dr.Guttler’s Comments: Celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Vanessa Hudgens have endorsed gummies boasting biotin benefits like SugarBearHair...More info
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
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 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: Alternatives to Surgery or Radiation for Toxic or Autonomous Thyroid Nodules
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Alternatives to Surgery or Radiation for Toxic or Autonomous Thyroid NodulesWhat is a toxic nodule TNG or autonomous functioning thyroid nodule AFTN? Different from other nodules these start as a single cloned cell that...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Dr. Guttler’s Rules to Avoid Unnecessary Thyroid Surgery. When your primary tells you to skip seeing an endocrinologist or thyroidologist and go direct to have a biopsy and then to the surgeon say no and seek a...More info