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VIDEO: Some of our patients talk about how thyroid cancer has affected them... 

Contact us...

4500 East 9th Avenue
Suite 150
Denver, CO 80220

Ph: 303.407.0280
Fax: 303.407.0284

Office Hours...

Mon - Thurs: 8:30 - 3:30

Fri: 9:00 - 12:00

Closed daily for lunch: 12:00-1:00p

*Some afterhours appointments are available*


Did you know that thyroid cancer is more common in women with breast cancer?  In addition to self-breast exam, you can also do your own thyroid exam at home. (Watch Dr. Oz demonstrate how: www.doctoroz.com/videos/how-test-your-thyroid )

Risk factors for thyroid cancer include: family history (including certain cancer syndromes), radiation exposure (especially during childhood), iodine deficiency, and history of goiter (enlarged thyroid).  Thyroid cancer is more common in women than men, but affects people of all ages, races, and genders.  There is no blood test that can detect thyroid cancer - it is detected by physical exam (a lump) or by imaging (a nodule on ultrasound).

Now accepting new patients!

Please call our office to schedule an appointment (or you may ask your doctor to send a referral).  Prior to your visit, please complete our "New Patient Packet" (below) and verify your insurance requirements...

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Welcome to the Denver Center for Endocrine Surgery!

Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen is Denver's highest volume thyroid and parathyroid surgeon, and the only surgeon in the Rocky Mountain region whose practice is specifically dedicated to surgery for thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.  At DCES we use the most advanced techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, to minimize the scars and recovery time from surgery.  Because we are a recognized center of excellence, we delight in treating patients both locally and from around the globe. 

Our goal is to make the surgical experience personal and compassionate, and minimize the impact of surgery on our patients' lives.  We promote an evidence-based, team-approach to provide highly-specialized surgical care, tailored to each patient's individual needs.  

What we treat...

Hyperparathyroidism (overactive parathyroid or tumor)

Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer

Recurrent endocrine cancers in the lymph glands or other organs

Tumors of the adrenal glands including pheochromocytomas, adrenal Cushing's syndrome and Conn's syndrome

Hormone-producing pancreas and neuroendocrine tumors (e.g., insulinoma, glucogonoma, carcinoid tumors)

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) syndromes and other inherited cancer conditions

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