Pituitary, Thyroid and Parathyroid Update 2018

Physician and provider half-day symposium

This conference is designed to build stronger relationships between endocrinology, neurosurgery, ENT and regional specialty and primary care providers by raising awareness of the surgical and non-surgical pituitary, thyroid and parathyroid services provided by Providence. We will present current clinical information in a relaxed environment, allow time to address your questions and introduce you to our new endocrinology providers.

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Providence Brain & Spine Institute

Target Audience

The content in this program is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants in primary care, internal medicine and endocrinology. However, all caregivers and medical professionals are welcome to attend.

We invite you to prepare any patient questions or challenges you may be encountering and bring them to the conference to discuss.



Register online using the link above. Breakfast, lunch and beverages will be available.

Registration Fee

Free for Providence-employed caregivers; $100 for all others.


Each session is scheduled for 20-25 minutes, with time included for questions and answers.

 7:30 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

Welcome & Overview
 8 a.m.

Decoding the Ultrasound Report

Michael Neuman, MD

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 8:15 a.m.

Management of Thyroid Nodules

Sarah Hopkins, MD

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 8:40 a.m.

Workup of the Pituitary Incidentaloma

Fawn Wolf, MD

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 9:05 a.m.

Functional Pituitary Adenomas

Fawn Wolf, MD

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 9:30 a.m.


 9:45 a.m.

The View through the Nose: ENT Considerations for Pituitary/Skull Base Surgery

Edsel Kim, MD

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10 a.m.

Endoscopic, Endonasal Surgery: Shedding new light on the Pituitary/Urgent Surgical Pituitary

Pankaj Gore, MD

10:25 a.m.

Open Q/A with the previous speakers

10:40 a.m.


10:55 a.m.

Parathyroid 101

Hyan Suh, MD

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11:20 a.m.

Surgical Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease: Pearls for the PCP

Edsel Kim, MD

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11:40 a.m.

Clinical Pearls for Treatment of Hyper and Hypothyroidism

Fawn Wolf, MD

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12:05 p.m.


12:15 p.m.

Co-mingling and lunch


Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Providence Portland Medical Center designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.