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Dr. Phitayakorn is a general and endocrine surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has been recognized with several national awards for his compassionate patient care skills.
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Dr. Roy Phitayakorn is a general and endocrine surgeon at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and is interested in diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. Dr. Phitayakorn graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania and went to medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. While a medical student, he won both the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Humanism in Medicine Student Award and the Sheehan/Cheke Memorial Prize for Exemplifying the Patient-Physician Relationship in 2002. Dr. Phitayakorn completed his residency training in general surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and also has a Masters degree in Medical Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Phitayakorn completed his endocrine surgery fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School and Director of the Office of Surgical Education Research.
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Dr. Phitayakorn has written over 30 peer-reviewed publications and 4 book chapters and is co-author of the book, "Thyroid Disease (Biographies of Disease)."
Roy Phitayakorn, MD, endocrine surgeon, and Giuseppe Barbesino, MD, endocrinologist, of the Thyroid Nodule Program at Massachusetts General Hospital discuss outcomes and ongoing care after thyroid surgery.
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