Renowned endocrine surgeon Alexander L. Shifrin, MD, recently joined the staff of Surgical Associates of CentraState and CentraState Healthcare System as surgical director of the Endocrine Center.
Dr. Shifrin specializes exclusively in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal cancers and benign conditions, from common to complex. He has performed thousands of endocrine surgeries over his career, including the most advanced minimally invasive procedures.
A national leader in his field, Dr. Shifrin sees patients from throughout the region and across the country. He has been instrumental in prestigious clinical trials and is a prolific author, having written or contributed to dozens of textbooks and other publications on endocrine surgery.
Through Dr. Shifrin’s leadership and collaboration with CentraState’s network of endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, oncologists, and other specialists, CentraState is expanding its endocrinology services into a regional destination for endocrine care.
“Dr. Shifrin is a thought leader whose expertise will greatly benefit patients near and far, and we are honored that he has chosen to practice here,” says Alexander Itskovich, MD, Medical Director of the Statesir Cancer Center at CentraState.
Dr. Shifrin received fellowship training in endocrine surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in trauma and surgical critical care at Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, and in general surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center.
“As part of my philosophy of care, I work closely with patients to factor in life circumstances and ensure personalized treatment with a high comfort level,” says Dr. Shifrin. “I’m thrilled to join the CentraState team, and I look forward to working collaboratively to expedite and advance endocrine care.”
For more information about Endocrinology and Endocrine Surgery at CentraState, visit centrastate.com/endocrine or call 866-CENTRA7 (866-236-8727).