Surgical Endocrine Disorders

Why Children's?

Children's Medical Center houses the only pediatric Surgical Endocrine Disorders Center in Texas. The extensive knowledge and experience of the staff gives parents and their children a place to go that understands exactly what kind of care they need. The team diagnoses, evaluates and treats children with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal gland lesions, lesions of the pancreas, thyroid cancer and multiple endocrine neoplasia.

The team at Children's is led by pediatric surgeon Dr. Michael A. Skinner who has an international reputation for performing pediatric endocrine surgical procedures. He also has 15 years of experience in teaching others how to be pediatric surgeons and is a leader in researching ways to improve outcomes for his patients. Dr. Skinner has authored or contributed to the leading textbooks on endocrine surgical procedures.