Treatment Options for Thyroid Cancer

Treatment Options for Thyroid Cancer The thyroid is an organ that produces hormones that play a role in the various functions of your body. Your thyroid can help control how fast your heart beats, how your metabolism functions, and how digestion works. This organ,...

Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Fellowship-trained Surgical Oncologist Treats Thyroid Cancer After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when...

Common Thyroid Issues and Treatment Options

What is your thyroid? Your thyroid is a gland located in your neck, around your windpipe. Although it’s small, it secretes hormones that control many bodily functions, including your digestion, metabolism, and brain development. When your thyroid makes either...

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness month, and the expert physicians at Premier Surgical Associates of Knoxville and Cleveland, TN are here to guide you and provide the tools you need to understand thyroid disease and cancer. Your thyroid is the butterfly-shaped...

Clinton Lady Grateful to Have Thyroid Surgery without a Neck Scar

When 48-year old Melissa Bingham’s physician recommended surgery to remove her thyroid and an enlarged, but noncancerous nodule on her thyroid, the Clinton, Tennessee woman cringed at the thought of a large scar across her neck. “As a woman I thought, ‘Do I really...

Harrell Performs First Robotic Thyroid Surgery in Tennessee

General Surgeon Dr. David Harrell of Premier Surgical Associates successfully performed Tennessee’s first “hidden scar” robotic Thyroidectomy on March 5, 2020, at Tennova Healthcare’s North Knoxville Medical Center. Unlike traditional open thyroid surgery that...