Our Team

At the Columbia Thyroid Center, a team of expert adult and pediatric physicians from multiple specialties work in concert to present every individual with a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan for his or her thyroid disease.

Want to learn more about what each specialist does? We have more information on our multi-disciplinary approach here.

Our Thyroid Endocrinologists

Robert McConnell, MD – Medical Director
Treats: Adults

Patricia Vuguin, MD – Pediatric Medical Director
Treats: Children

Gaya S. Aranoff, MD
Treats: Children

John Ausiello, MD
Treats: Adults

Susana Ebner, MD
Treats: Adults

Ilene Fennoy, MD
Treats: Children

Thomas Jacobs, MD
Treats: Adults

Salila Kurra, MD
Treats: Adults
    

Alan Seplowitz, MD
Treats: Adults 

Our Thyroid Surgeons

James Lee, MD – Surgical Director
Treats: Adults & Children

William Middlesworth, MD – Pediatric Surgical Director
Treats: Children

John Chabot, MD, FACS
Treats: Adults

Jennifer Kuo, MD, FACS
Treats: Adults & Children

Our Anesthesiologists

Brian J. Egan, MD
Treats: Adults

H. Thomas Lee, MD, PhD
Treats: Adults

Sung Mi Lee, CRNA
Treats: Adults

Lisa R. Lynch, MD
Treats: Children

John S. Mercer, MD
Treats: Adults

Julia B. Sobol, MD
Treats: Adults

June Xiao
Treats: Adults

Our Geneticists

Wendy Chung, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Our Nuclear Medicine Experts

Esther Coronel, MD
Treats: Adults

Randy Yeh, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Our Ophthalmologists

Steven Brooks, MD
Treats: Children

Michael Kazim, MD
Treats: Adults

Bryan Winn, MD
Treats: Adults

Our Oncologists

Alice Lee, MD
Treats: Children

Julia Glade Bender, MD
Treats: Children 

Tito A. Fojo, MD, PhD
Treats: Adults

Darrell Yamashiro, MD
Treats: Children

Our Pathologists

Xiaowei Chen, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

John P. Crapanzano, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Diane Hamele-Bena, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Karl Perzin, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Anjali Saqi, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Patricia Tiscornia-Wasserman, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Andrew T. Turk, MD
Treats: Adults & Children

Our Radiation Oncologists

Tony J. Wang, MD
Treats: Adults