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Our Doctors Provide the Most Comprehensive Thyroid Care Our Physicians Have Performed Over 2,000 Surgeries and 5,000 Thyroid Biopsies Combined

Thyroid Surgeons

Seth Riddle, MD

With a medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and a residency at Oregon Health Sciences University as an otolaryngologist, Dr. Riddle has the training and experience to treat thyroid patients using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Dr. Riddle is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Since starting his practice in 1998, Dr. Riddle has treated over 1,500 patients with thyroid disease and performed over 1,000 thyroid/parathyroid surgical procedures.

Stephen Parsons, MD

Holding a medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine, Dr. Parsons then completed a five-year ENT surgical residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. While there he developed a strong interest in treating thyroid problems. He is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Parsons is also a member of the American Thyroid Association.

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Kirt Beus, MD

Dr. Beus graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2000 and then completed a residency in otolaryngology at Penn State in Hershey, Pennsylvania. At Penn State he received specific training on minimally invasive surgical thyroid procedures. Dr. Beus is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Scott Shipley, MD

Dr. Shipley attended medical school at Saint Louis University and finished his otolaryngology residency at Ohio State University. Dr. Shipley is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Jordan Schramm, MD

undefinedDr. Schramm is our pediatric thyroid surgeon. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester, completed an ENT residency at the University of Nebraska, and then finished a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Schramm is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Other Staff

Sharla Morgan, APRN FNP-C

Sharla received a Master's Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Due to her own struggle with thyroid cancer, Sharla relates well to patients' concerns and can provide personal experience regarding the medical treatment associated with thyroid disorders.

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The Skilled & Compassionate Care You Need

Why The Thyroid Institute of Utah is the Clear Choice for Your Treatment
  • A team of experienced endocrinologists

  • ECNU-certified physicians on staff

  • 5,000+ biopsies and 2,000+ successful surgeries

  • Specialize in minimally invasive surgery

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Read How We've Helped Patients Just Like You Overcome Thyroid Disorders
  • “Dr. Aljammal is a superhero”

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  • “Thank you for taking such good care of me.”

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  • “Dr. Riddle truly cares about his patients. With him I found hope that I would overcome my illness.”

    Sydney

  • “Throughout the process they treated me like family, and I felt that my health was in the best hands possible.”

    Sharla

  • “ I have to say that I'm impressed with his constant effort to stay current on the most modern and effective treatments.”

    Previous Patient

  • “Nobody else seemed as educated about possible treatments for my thyroid nodule.”

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  • “I've already recommended it to numerous people.”

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  • “Dr. Beus showed great concern by checking up on me.”

    Lea

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