The London Thyroid and ENT Clinic is based in convenient and comfortable premises at 108 Harley Street, London. A multidisciplinary team of specialists is available at this one location, offering rapid diagnosis and access to treatment. X-ray, ultrasound imaging and aspiration cytology are available onsite. Other tests, including radionuclide scanning, can be easily and quickly arranged at partner facilities.
Patients with an underactive thyroid may experience the following symptoms:
Underactive thyroid problems are caused by the gland not producing enough of the hormone, thyroxine. This can be confirmed using a detailed history, examination, blood tests and radionuclide scans. Once a diagnosis has been made, appropriate medication can be prescribed and monitored.
An overactive thyroid may have many symptoms, although few patients will experience all of them at the same time. These include:
For reasons that are not always fully understood, the thyroid can start to produce excess thyroxine. The consultants at the London Thyroid clinic are experts in the assessment and diagnosis of an overactive thyroid using blood tests, radionuclide scans and ultrasound. If a goitre or lump is present, this is investigated using aspiration cytology. Once diagnosis has been established, an individualised treatment plan can be drawn up by a consultant endocrinologist.
The main symptom of thyroid cancer is a usually painless lump below the Adam's apple. This should always be assessed by a doctor, although it is important to note that only one in twenty of this type of lump is due to thyroid cancer, most are non-cancerous swellings known as goitres.
All throat lumps and swellings will undergo detailed investigation at The London Thyroid Clinic. If thyroid cancer should be diagnosed, the specialist team of surgeons, radiologists and oncologists are highly skilled in developing the optimum treatment plan to suit the individual patient.
The consultants at the London Thyroid Clinic most usually see insured patients who have been referred by their GP or specialist. However, they welcome patients who would like to self refer and those who are sponsored by a third party.
The team are also expert in the treatment of paediatric and adult ENT diseases with specialist interest in salivary gland, voice, snoring and sinus surgery.
Facility offer the treatment of both type of thyroid disorders - underactive thyroid and overactive thyroid.
Initial consultation fee: £250
Follow-up consultation fee: £180
Follow-up (new condition): £225
Second opinion: £350
The team of specialists at the London Thyroid Clinic work together to offer the best possible service to patients with benign and malignant thyroid conditions.
The London Thyroid Clinic is able to provide the highest possible standard of care for insured patients referred from a GP or specialist, patients who are self funded and patients who are sponsored by a third party.
Inclusive packages that cover the cost of the hospital, surgery and anaesthesia are available to UK/EU patients needing surgical intervention. Patients from outside of the UK/EU will be offered a package that includes surgery and anaesthesia, but are required to pay the hospital direct.
Payment is due in full and in advance of any surgical procedure.
The consultants at the London Thyroid Clinic most usually see insured patients who have been referred by their GP or specialist.
A list of private health insurers that send patients to The London Thyroid Clinic in the section below.
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