Parathyroid Education on Video

High blood calcium, hyperparathyroidism, parathyroid gland problems, low vitamin D, and parathyroid surgery! Everything you want to know about parathyroid disease on VIDEO.

Featured Flicks are 3-10 minute videos with detailed information on many parathyroid subjects. Enjoy!


What Is Hyperparathyroidism?

What Is Hyperparathyroidism?

Learn about parathyroid glands and what happens when they become tumors and which symptoms are because you have too much calcium in your blood.

Low Vitamin D Does NOT Cause High Calcium

Low Vitamin D Does NOT Cause High Calcium

Dr James Norman from the Norman Parathyroid Center speaks with a group of endocrinologists during and AACE meeting. You will learn that almost all patients with primary hyperparathyroidism have low vitamin D and then after the parathyroid tumor is removed the vitamin D goes back

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Learn what Sestamibi scans should and should NOT be used for and why you don’t need a scan until day of surgery.

Endocrinologist asks if Vitamin D should be used to treat parathyroid disease

Endocrinologist asks if Vitamin D should be used to treat parathyroid disease

Endocrinologist from the AACE conference asks whether Endocrinologists should use viatamin D to treat Parathyroid Disease, NO is the answer. Also in this video, endocrinologists ask if ultrasounds are helpful for the surgeons. The answer is only if the untrasound is done by an endocrinologist

Parathyroid Sestamibi Scan Review

Parathyroid Sestamibi Scan Review

Dr. Norman explains sestamibi scans and why they are often negative. Sestamibi scans are usually wrong and far too much emphasis is placed on sestamibi scans!

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.

Parathyroid Surgery Pre-op Chat with Dr. Norman

Parathyroid Surgery Pre-op Chat with Dr. Norman

Listen in as Dr. Norman chats with a patient before their parathyroid operation.

What Is Calcium And Why Is It So Important?

What Is Calcium And Why Is It So Important?

Learn how Calcium is affected by parathyroid glands and how parathyroid glands are the control system for the levels of calcium in your body.

Where Are The Parathyroid Glands And Why Is Parathyroid Surgery So Tricky?

Where Are The Parathyroid Glands And Why Is Parathyroid Surgery So Tricky?

Parathyroid anatomy introduction: typical tumor size and location. You will also learn the difference between exploratory and MIRP “mini” surgery as well as what to look for in an experienced surgeon.

Tour of Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital

Tour of Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital

Dr. Norman gives parathyroid patients a tour of the new Parathyroid Palace! We’ll show you how to get there, where to park, and let you see inside this beautiful center where thousands of parathyroid operations occur annually.