Tom Fahey

  • Thomas J. Fahey, III, MD is Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, Chief of Endocrine Surgery and Director of the Endocrine Oncology Program at The New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Fahey graduated from Duke University and Cornell Medical College and trained in General Surgery at The New York Hospital. He did further training in Endocrine and Head and Neck Surgery at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Fahey’s research lab has had a long-standing interest in the molecular diagnosis of thyroid cancer and his lab was the first to identify the use of gene expression analysis to discriminate benign and malignant thyroid nodules. More recently his lab has focused on novel treatments for advanced thyroid cancers. He has published widely on thyroid cancer diagnosis and treatment and continues to maintain a busy clinical practice.


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