Jeffrey Garber, MD, FACP, FACE

Jeffrey R. Garber, MD, FACP, FACE is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology at Atrius Health , and member of the endocrine divisions of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Garber is a past President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Endocrinology. He is the medical editor of the Harvard Medical School Special Health report on Thyroid Disease: Understanding hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

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Is there a role for surgery in treating Hashimoto’s thyroiditis?

A small European study compared standard treatment for the autoimmune condition Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (thyroid medication) with surgery to remove the thyroid. Those who had surgery saw significant improvement.