Dr. Gregory Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE, Director, Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgical Division at Mass Eye and Ear talks about his study on Advanced Thyroid Cancer – State of the Art Management that was presented at the 2022 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) annual meeting.
With more than 25 years of experience in otolaryngology, Dr. Gregory Randolph specializes in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He is a Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School, the Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology, and a surgeon at Mass. Eye and Ear, where he also serves as the Director of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Endocrine Surgery Division. Dr. Randolph has a thyroid and parathyroid surgical practice, seeing patients and operating at both Mass. Eye and Ear and Mass General.
Dr. Randolph was the first otolaryngologist member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES), the first otolaryngologist member and council member of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES), and the first otolaryngologist and United States surgeon to be board-certified in endocrine surgery in the European Union. Alongside Dr. Henning Dralle of Germany, he founded the Global International Neural Monitoring Study Group, which has generated multiple publications and standards guidelines for neural monitoring at thyroid surgery.
With more than 155 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Randolph has focused the bulk of his research on recurrent laryngeal nerve anatomy, preservation, and monitoring during thyroid cancer surgery, with a concentration on the importance of laryngeal exams, the recognition of lymph node metastasis, and revision cancer surgery.
He has led thyroid surgical missions to St. Petersburg, Russia; Guangzhou, China; Kenya; rural India; and the Chernobyl region of the Ukraine. He founded and directs the Harvard Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Course for surgeons and has directed international surgical courses in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and Russia.