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Thyroid Ultrasound Treatment at Accent Endocrinology

Accent’s Thyroid Center in Gainesville provides North Florida with state-of-the-art technology and world class care to diagnose and treat disorders of the thyroid

The average healthy thyroid gland is only the size (and shape) of two thumbs held together, but for being so small, it plays a significant role in your overall health and wellbeing.

Known by its characteristic butterfly shape, the thyroid is the largest of the body’s endocrine glands, and located at the lower-front of the neck. It is primarily responsible for regulating the body’s metabolism and converting food into energy.

Because of its small size, abnormalities in the thyroid can be difficult to find, so physicians use ultrasound to detect and treat endocrine disorders.

Thyroid Ultrasound is used to:


Dr. Sandra Werbel heads up the Thyroid Center at Accent Endocrinology, bringing years of experience and skill in her field to patients in North Florida. Dr. Werbel received her doctorate degree from the University of Florida, and was on the faculty oft the Wake Forest University School of Medicine for 9 years. She has been serving at Accent since 2007, specializing in disorders of the thyroid: hypo and hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, as well as diabetes.

Dr. Werbel leads a team of highly-skilled endocrinologists who take care of every patient need from the beginning, including consultations, diagnosis, treatment, management and recovery.

Call (352) 372-9414 to schedule a thyroid ultrasound.

Accent Endocrinology specialists are the best in their field.

How Thyroid Ultrasound Works

A thyroid ultrasound is a safe and painless method of observing the body’s endocrine system. The patient lies down with their neck extended and gel is applied to the area to enable sound waves to pass through the skin. The physician moves a wand-like device, called a transducer, over the neck region. The transducer emits sound waves that provide detailed, real-time images of the thyroid—no radiation or side effects. The test essentially works the same as a fetal ultrasound, but for the endocrine system.

Treatment at Accent Endocrinology

In addition to using the latest ultrasound technology to diagnose thyroid disorders, Accent’s endocrinologists provide on-the-spot evaluation of your test results. Rather than rely on technicians to give a thyroid ultrasound, Dr. Werbel and her physicians test patients themselves, so they can immediately examine the results, discuss them with you, and begin treatment as soon as possible.

Our board-certified thyroid specialists in Gainesville are dedicated to helping you find relief, so schedule an appointment with an Accent endocrinologist today.

 

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Gainesville Florida Endocrinologists


Diabetes Doctors and Thyroid Specialists


Find Board Certified Endocrinologists at Accent Endocrinology Services in Gainesville, Florida. Our endocrinologist doctors, thyroid specialists, and diabetologists diagnose and treat hormonal imbalance and diseases of the endocrine system including thyroid diseases, thyroid weight gain, diabetes, osteoperosis, osteomalacia, hypertension, cholesterol/lipid disorders, etc.

Gainesville Thyroid Doctors & Diabetologist

Our medical staff consists of top thyroid doctors and nurses in Florida who are board certified and specilize in endocrinology, metabolism and diabetes. Our thyroid specialists and diabetes doctors will provide you with in-depth evaluations, treatments and management of your endocrine needs. Patients throughout North Central Florida including Gainesville, Ocala, Lake City, and Tallahassee are referred to us for thyroid evaluation, thyroid ultrasound, thyroid nodule biopsy, thyroid cancer treatment and a wide spectrum of endocrine disorders.

Endocrinology Services

Accent's board certified endocrinologists and diabetes doctors specialize in the management of thyroid diseases that include hyperthyroidism (overactive much thyroid hormone), hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid hormone), non-cancerous thyroid disease and thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Ultrasound - A lump or abnormal growth in the thyroid gland is called thyroid nodule. At Accent Endocrinology, we offer thyroid nodule ultrasound, a simple and painless technology, that uses harmless sound wave technology (no radiation exposure) to generate images of the thyroid and surrounding structures. Thyroid nodules and cysts are measured and detailed descriptions of their characteristics are recorded. For thyroid cancer patients, we perform a review of the surrounding lymph nodes to help determine if the cancer has spread to these lymph nodes. Our exams are performed by our thyroid specialists and endocrinologists. This allows immediate evaluation, interpretation, and discussion with the patient incorporating the patient's clinical situation.

Neck Ultrasound

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Our team of endocrinologists is ready to help provide better care for your health. Please contact Accent Endocrinology department today to get started.

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