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!


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.

Hyperplasia is Rare: Parathyroid Disease confusion in diagnosis

Hyperplasia is Rare: Parathyroid Disease confusion in diagnosis

Dr James Norman from the Norman Parathyroid Center speaks with a group of endocrinologists during and AACE meeting. You will learn the three (3) causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism are renal failure, Gastric bypass, and celiac disease and that there are no causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism

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.

Parathyroid Operation: State of the art Mini Parathyroid Surgery in 13 Minutes.

Parathyroid Operation: State of the art Mini Parathyroid Surgery in 13 Minutes.

Inside the OR with Dr. Norman as he performs a parathyroid mini surgery under 13 minutes. This state of the art parathyroid operation evaluates all four parathyroid glands, curing hyperparathyroidism.

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 Glands Can’t Be Anywhere

Parathyroid Glands Can’t Be Anywhere

Parathyroid glands can’t be everywhere and an experienced surgeon can take less than 20 minutes to complete and MIRP “mini” surgery even if there is a negative sestamibi scan.

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.

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.

Part I : Parathyroid Disease- Areas of Confusion in Diagnosing Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Part I : Parathyroid Disease- Areas of Confusion in Diagnosing Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Shows how 1,445 endocrinologists did workups on more than 10,000 patients with high calcium levels and the trends of endocrinologists around the world in diagnosing primary hyperparathyroidism. Also discussed is how FHH cannot be distinguished from PHPT with a 24 hr urine test.

Part I: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

Part I: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center presents a discussion on NIH criteria for diagnosing hyperparathyroidism to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.