Thyroid Cancer Doctor
Why is Dr. Hugh D. Melnick a Top NYC Thyroid Cancer Doctor?
Dr. Hugh D. Melnick received his medical degrees from highly respected universities in the UK and in the United States. He has practiced as a thyroid specialist in addition to the OB/GYN specializations for over 40 years in New York City. During that time, he excelled in his diagnostics and treatment successes, and became the go-to authority for all thyroid dysfunctions, including cancer of the thyroid, which encompasses four different types of malignancy.
Hashimoto’s Disease Complications
He pursued the complications of thyroid issues that can develop into severe fertility and childbirth problems if untreated. Dr. Melnick opened the first In Vitro clinic in New York, and he is still its presiding director. He became an advocate for improving diagnostics for hypothyroidism, which if left undiagnosed and untreated, will devastate the body’s reproductive system. Hashimoto’s Disease is responsible for many barren couples by affecting either the man or woman. Antibodies involved in this process can be diagnosed and treated; however, any family history of cancer also puts the person at risk for thyroid cancer to develop, making it imperative to seek and obtain analysis from a thyroid cancer doctor.
Nodules, Tumors, Goiter
The appearance or feeling sensation of any growth, swelling or hardening of tissues of the neck are signs urging the patient to seek medical advice from a qualified specialist such as Dr. Melnick. He will order immediate blood tests and perhaps a scan of the entire neck area to diagnose a probable cancer, usually followed up by a biopsy of the suspicious growth. If cancer of the thyroid is confirmed, Dr. Melnick will discuss the patient’s options of:
- Surgical intervention and removal of all or part of the thyroid gland
- Radiation and/or chemotherapy without surgery to destroy the cancerous thyroid
After determining which medical path of treatment, Dr. Melnick, as your thyroid cancer doctor will dedicate his expertise toward a full and complete patient recovery. His success rate in diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer are as well respected as his treating other thyroid issues. Dr. Melnick establishes a bond with a patient that encourages trust and confidence in his knowledge and skills.
Following removal of cancerous thyroid, the patient will be prescribed hormone replacement therapy for the rest of his or her life and will be monitored to ensure there is no return of malignancy.
Melnick Office Well Appointed
Dr. Melnick’s office is Skype telecommunication equipped so he can conduct long distance and international consultations using the technical conference. In addition, Dr. Melnick is fluent in six languages and is known for his compassionate understanding that a patient is a person, not a medical slide.