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!


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.

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

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

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

Part II : 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, why intermittent normal calcium levels are ok, and very informative data on negative sestamibi scans and negative ultrasounds.

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.

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.

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.

Parathyroid surgery: The probe is used for measuring parathyroid hormone.

Parathyroid surgery: The probe is used for measuring parathyroid hormone.

During parathyroid surgery, Drs. Norman and Politz us the probe to measure the parathyroid hormone NOT to localize the tumor. The probe measures the amount of parathyroid homone being produced by the parathyroid glands. The parathyroid tumor has higher measurements than a normal parathyroid gland.

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!

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

Endocrinologist tells others about what tests are needed to diagnose primary hyperparathyroidism, then asks leading experts about cure rate and percentage of patients that have malignancy.

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.