Dr. Lourdes Quintanilla-Dieck completed her medical school in her hometown of Monterrey, Mexico. She then completed a research fellowship at the Genetics Department at Harvard Medical School. She finished Otolaryngology residency at Oregon Health & Science University and is board certified in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. She received endocrine surgery training during residency while working closely with Dr. Maisie Shindo and developed a special interest in head and neck endocrine surgery. She pursued subspecialty training in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Quintanilla returned to join the Thyroid and Parathyroid Center surgical team at OHSU, and sees both adult and pediatric patients with thyroid conditions. She is co-director of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital multidisciplinary Pediatric Thyroid Nodule clinic, working with the Pediatric Endocrinology division. Dr. Quintanilla’s research interests include thyroid pathology, with a special research focus on pediatric thyroid conditions including nodules and cancer.