The Adrenal Center represents a collaborative clinical and research effort by several departments whose mission is to provide multidisciplinary, comprehensive and timely care to patients with diseases of the adrenal gland. The multidisciplinary team consists of adrenal specialist from diverse disciplines including surgery, endocrinology, cardiology, radiology, pathology and research. The Augusta University Adrenal Center is one of only a few in the country that can provide complete care for patients with all aspects of adrenal disease.
To provide same day, multidisciplinary (Endocrinologist, Surgeon) evaluation of patients with adrenal disorders. Patients have the opportunity to discuss their condition with one of several endocrinologists and discuss surgical treatment (if needed) with surgeons having expertise in laparoscopic adrenal surgery.
To provide timely laboratory and radiology evaluation, including CT scan and Adrenal Vein Sampling in order to efficiently characterize the patient's disease and provide timely, appropriate care.
To provide safe surgical care by surgeons having expertise in laparoscopic adrenal surgery to patients who need one or both adrenal glands to be removed.
To perform ongoing investigations to better understand the causes of adrenal disorders in order to develop superior and safer tools for diagnosing and treating adrenal diseases.
Augusta University Adrenal Center is able to provide complete care for patients with all aspects of the adrenal disease.
The Adrenal Center at Medical Center at Augusta University consists of a multidisciplinary team committed to providing comprehensive care for patients with disorders of the adrenal gland(s).
For patients requiring surgery, we offer laparoscopic adrenal surgery (and open adrenal surgery if needed).
Surgical removal of the adrenal gland can result in significant problems:
Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is an improved technique for removing the adrenal gland, with many benefits: