Surgical Endocrinology

The Section of Surgical Endocrinology treats a wide variety of endocrine diseases, including benign and malignant tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal glands. We work in collaboration with members of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition; Gastroenterology; and Radiation Oncology to provide a multidisciplinary approach to care.


  • Thyroid diseases
  • Parathyroid diseases
  • Pancreas and adrenal glands and abnormalities
  • Diffuse Neuroendocrine system (carcinoid tumors)
  • Familial syndromes (MEN-1, MEN-2, von Hippel-Lindau syndrome)

Our Team

David McAneny, MD
Chief, Section of Surgical Endocrinology
Ad Interim Chair and Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery

F. Thurston Drake, MD, MPH
Laszlo N. Tauber Assistant Professor of Surgery

Teviah Sachs, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery