Our goal for the Endocrine Surgical Fellowship is for the fellow to:

  • Acquire knowledge and understanding of endocrine gland anatomy and normal and abnormal physiology.
  • Develop excellence in clinical acumen for endocrinopathies and develop knowledge in rare endocrine disorders, such as inherited syndromes.
  • Understand the need for genetic counseling and testing.
  • Understand the molecular developments in endocrine malignancy, and learn how to apply them in clinical care.
  • Know about current controversies and areas of future exploration, and become well versed in current endocrine surgery literature.
  • Demonstrate good clinical judgment.
  • Perform routine and complex endocrine operations appropriately and safely.
  • Understand his or her own limitations, and be willing to ask for help when necessary.

Fellowship duration: One clinical year

Program Director

Professor of Surgery

Contact Information

Section of Endocrine Surgery, Dept. of Surgery,
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC
Phone: 919-668-1767
Fax: 734-936-5830

Program Coordinator

Jacinta Russell

Jacinta Russell
Email: jacinta.russell@duke.edu