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Dr. Cord Sturgeon, MD is a surgical oncology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story
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Dr. Sturgeon's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Sturgeon "Dr. Cord Sturgeon is an Associate Professor of Surgery and the Director of Endocrine Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Following general surgery training at the University of Illinois, Dr. Sturgeon completed the Endocrine Surgery Fellowship at the University of California San Francisco with Dr. Orlo Clark. He joined the faculty at Northwestern University in 2004 and became the Director of Endocrine Surgery in 2006. Dr. Sturgeon conducts outcomes research primarily through decision analysis and economic analysis. Dr. Sturgeon is an expert in neck ultrasound, fine needle aspiration biopsy, minimally invasive parathyroid surgery under regional anesthesia, thyroid cancer, and adrenal tumors. He has published numerous articles and book chapters spanning the topics of endocrine surgery, and edited the textbook Endocrine Neoplasia. Dr. Sturgeon is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Committee, was a coauthor of the 2009 International Workshop Guidelines on Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism, and is involved in the governance of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. Dr. Sturgeon is currently the Recorder of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, and is on the editorial board of 4 journals."
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Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Graft vs Host Disease
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Thyroid Cancer Surgery With or Without Radical Neck Dissection
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School | Graduated 1996
University of Illinois Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
University Of Illinois Hospital and Health System
Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
University of California At San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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