Carmen Solórzano

  • Carmen C. Solórzano, MD, FACS, is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. She is a graduate of the University of Florida General Surgery program and completed a Surgical Oncology fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is actively involved in teaching Endocrine and Surgical Oncology. Her clinical research interests include, the use of minimally invasive techniques for parathyroid and adrenal tumors, the use of surgeon-performed ultrasound for thyroid and parathyroid disease, the surgical management of recurrent/persistent thyroid cancer, and the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors and MEN syndromes. Dr. Solórzano has published more than 140 articles and book chapters. She is an active member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the Society of University Surgeons, the American Thyroid Association, the Southern Surgical Association and the American College of Surgeons.


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