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Georgia Regents Medical Center Multi-Disciplinary Adrenal Center

The Adrenal Center represents a collaborative clinical and research effort by several departments at Georgia Regents Medical Center 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. Georgia Regents Medical Center Adrenal Center is one of only a few in the country that can provide complete care for patients with all aspects of adrenal disease. As an integral part of the Georgia Regents Medical Center, our facilities are equipped with state of the art diagnostic and treatment equipment that allow us to provide the highest quality of care to patients with adrenal disorders.

Adrenal Center Multidisciplinary Departments/Sections

  • Surgery Department
  • Medicine Department
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Physiology Department
  • Radiology Department
  • Pathology Department
  • Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics

The goals of the Adrenal Center include:

  1. 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) on the same day with surgeons having expertise in laparoscopic adrenal surgery.
     
  2. 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.
     
  3. 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.
     
  4. To perform ongoing investigations to better understand the causes of adrenal disorders in order to develop better and safer tools for diagnosing and treating adrenal diseases.