Ralph Tufano

  • Ralph P. Tufano, MD, MBA, FACS is the Charles W. Cummings MD Endowed Professor and Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

    Dr. Tufano served as the Director for the Johns Hopkins Hospital Multidisciplinary Thyroid Tumor Center from 2009 until 2016. His practice is dedicated exclusively to the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disease. Dr. Tufano is the chair of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s Endocrine Surgery Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for the American Thyroid Association. He has published extensively on thyroid and parathyroid disease with over 150 peer reviewed publications and has been invited to give many national and international lectures on these topics.



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