No Elective Thyroid Surgery Due to Pandemic: If you had your thyroid surgery canceled or postponed this is your chance to re-think the need for surgery. If you have these conditions or results you may be a candidate for outpatient treatment that...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
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
Ethanol Ablation of a thyroid cyst and a recurrent cancer in a neck lymph node. Dr.Guttler’s published video article in American Thyroid Association’s video-endocrinology journal.More info
Type of Neck Cysts That You Don’t Need Surgery.Cured With Outpatient Ethanol Ablation PEI in my Office in 20 minutes. Classification of cysts Congenital cysts• Branchial cleft • Thyro-glossal• Cystic hygroma• lymphocele Acquired...More info
Neck Cysts No Surgery: Ethanol Ablation PEI for all cystic neck nodules. There are various cystic neck nodules beside cystic thyroid nodules. Scar from surgery for a thyroglassal duct cyst that could have been treated with ethanol ablation...More info
2020 The Year of Thyroid Radiofrequency Ablation RFA by Interventional Thyroidologists. Typical benign nodule in a patient with symptomatic and cosmetic issues who does not want surgery. Ideal candidate for thyroid RF. FDA approved thyroid RF is...More info
Thyroid No Surgery 101: Ethanol ablation PEI for a Large Symptomatic Benign Thyroid I film a simple office procedure to treat this large benign thyroid cyst. No need for surgery or even this procedure done in the hospital. Radiologists have to...More info