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
Post Pandemic: Dr. Guttler and his Staff are Ready to Keep You Out of the Hospital. Thyroid Radiofrequency RFA and Ethanol Ablation PEI are not hospital treatments. They are procedures done by endocrinologists with experience in intervetional...More info
Cystic Complex Toxic Thyroid Nodule: What is the Best Therapy? Is there a place for Ethanol PEI or Radiofrequency ablation RFA as alternatives to standard recommended therapy with radiation or surgery? Case Study: 52 Y/O male with a large local...More info
Radiofrequency Ablation Case Study: Use of Thyroid RFA for Palliative Treatment for Thyroid Cancers. What to do with a patient with cystic micro-papillary cancer with the only good recurrent nerve on the side of the cancer after childhood heart...More info
Dr.Guttler’s Thyroid Ablation Center is Now Open to Accept Patients for Evaluation for Thyroid & Parathyroid Cancer and Benign Cystic Neck Nodules
Dr. Guttler’s Thyroid Ablation Center is Now Open to Accept Patients for Evaluation for Thyroid & Parathyroid Cancer and Benign Cystic Neck Nodules. Call Me and talk to Alicia for details of our pre-ablation evaluation work up...More info
Patient Education Video From Honor Graduate of My Master’s Class in Interventional Thyroidology Kathleen Hands.
Dr.Guttler’s comments: Dr.Hands was one of the first endocrinologist to take my master’s class in interventional thyroidology. I am proud of my fellow interventional thyroidologist who left the university to strike out on her own...More info
Thyroid No Surgery: Very Large Benign Nodule Treated with combination Ethanol/Radiofrequency Ablation
18 months before ethanol and RFA combination therapy After 1 ethanol and 3 RFA treatments. The patient had a large complex cystic solid nodule as seen in this picture before treatment.Her doctors insisted that surgery was the only answer. She...More info
Meet Richard Guttler of Santa Monica Thyroid Ablation Center Local Stories Share Tweet Pin Today we’d like to introduce you to Richard Guttler. Thanks for sharing your story with us Richard. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on...More info
Dr.Guttler Is Leading the Charge for office based thyroid radiofrequency ablation. 46 years of Thyroid practice with only one main goal. To find non-invasive or minimal methods to treat thyroid nodules, cancer and parathyroid adenoma. Ethanol...More info
Thyroid Thyroid No Surgery 101: Surgery Reduces Your Quality of Life Independent of Why the Surgery was done.
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Surgery Reduces Your Quality of Life is Independent of Why the Surgery was done. Dr. Guttler’s Comments: The mean overall quality of life in thyroid cancer survivors was 65.93 ±9.00 (on a scale of 0–100, where 100...More info
Thyroid RFA 101: How to add a thyroid radiofrequency ablation RFA procedure to your endocrine practice.
Thyroid RFA 101: How to add a thyroid radiofrequency ablation RFA procedure to your endocrine practice. If you do not do your own ultrasounds or biopsies now is the time to get trained in those procedures. It is not too late to get in on Ablation...More info
DR.Guttler’s Comments: In 2014 I published the first article on ethanol ablation for thyroid cysts and cancer lymph nodes in American Thyroid Association’s new video journal Video Endocrinology. Now in 2018 we can add another...More info