Dr. Kimberly Vanderveen – a fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon and Denver’s highest volume thyroid and parathyroid surgeon – uses the most advanced techniques, including minimally-invasive surgery and “scarless” endoscopic surgery, to minimize the scars and recovery time from surgery. ¬†The Denver Center for Endocrine Surgery is the only practice in the Rocky Mountain Region that is 100% devoted to surgery for diseases of the endocrine glands.


  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer in Lymph Glands
  • Graves’ Disease/Hyperthyroidism
  • Goiter (enlarged thyroid)
  • ¬†Hyperparathyroidism
  • Adrenal tumors (Cushing’s Syndrome, Pheochromocytomas, Hyperaldosteronism, Metastatic tumors and more)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes (All types)
  • Endocrine tumors associated with other genetic syndromes such as: Neurofibromatosis, Cowden Syndrome, Von Hippel Lindau, Hyperparathyroid-Jaw Tumor Syndrome
  • Other rare neuroendocrine tumors, such as: Paragangiomas, Carotid Body Tumors, Carcinoid Tumors