Services Offered

Thyroid Corner at Arizona Endocrinology Center


Arizona Endocrinology Center has cutting edge resources for treating all aspects of Thyroid diseases.

We treat various thyroid disorders including Hypothyroidism / Hyperthyroidism as well as Thyroid nodules and Cancer. We offer onsite Ultrasound and Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration biopsy.

  • All Ultrasound / Biopsies are performed by our experienced physicians onsite. We have capability for genetic testing of thyroid nodules.
  • Our physicians are leaders in thyroid cancer management. We offer radioactive iodine treatment (RAI) for thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism treatment. We offer and schedule I-131/123 Withdrawal whole body Iodine scans and Thyrogen stimulated Iodine scan.

Educational Materials


Do I need to stop my thyroid hormone treatment for blood draw?

We do not recommend stopping thyroid hormone for blood draw.

What is an I-123 Uptake & Scan?

An I-123 Uptake & Scan is a procedure used to identify the etiology of hyperthyroidism.

What is Radioactive Iodine Ablation?

Radioactive Iodine Ablation is a treatment option for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer.

When do I follow a low iodine diet?

Low iodine diet is indicated prior to Radioactive Iodine Ablation for thyroid cancer. Please discuss specifics with your physician. Please see the link above.

When do I follow Radioactive Iodine precautions?

These precautions are followed after radioactive iodine treatment. Please see the link above.

Why are Thyrogen and I-131 Withdrawal whole body scans performed?

These scans are used for monitoring thyroid cancer. Please discuss specific questions with your physician.