Endocrine Unit

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Douglas S. Ross, MD

Co-Director, Thyroid Associates

  • Phone: 617-726-3872
Department of Medicine


  • Cancer Center
  • Parathyroid Tumors
  • Thyroid Tumors
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Endocrine Tumors
Clinical Interests
Thyroid disorders
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
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BiographyDr. Ross graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1977, completed his residency and fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and has been on staff since 1983.  He is Co-Director of Thyroid Associates at Massachusetts General Hospital.  His endocrine practice concentrates on thyroid disorders, with an emphasis on hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules.  Procedures include radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer, and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules.

ResearchDr. Ross has recently done outcome research for patients with micropapillary thyroid cancer using the National Thyroid Cancer Treatment Cooperative Study Group.

PublicationsDr. Ross is Thyroid Editor of UpToDate, and author of over 40 UpToDate topics.
He also has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, several of which involve outcome analysis for the National Thyroid Cancer Treatment Cooperative Study Group.

Song of appreciation

Maureen Condon, a two time cancer survivor, wrote a song of thanks to the MGH team who was so supportive through her diagnosis and treatment.

Thyroid Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-3872
Fax: 617-726-5905