Physician’s Profile

Catherine McManus, MD

Honors: 

Columbia University Honor Society, 2017

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) Top Ten Poster Award, 2017

International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES) Travel Scholar Award, 2015

Dr. Herman and Gwendolyn Shapiro Student Research Award, 2011

NIH Research Fellowship T32 Training Grant, 2010

Neuroendocrine Tumor Society Symposium (NANETS) Travel Grant, 2010

Phi Beta Kappa, 2008

Academic Excellence Scholarship Award, UW Madison, 2004-2008

Deans Honor List, 2004-2008

About: 

Catherine McManus, MD, is a skilled endocrine surgeon specially trained to treat all aspects of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal disease. Dr. McManus performs hundreds of thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal operations every year as part of the Columbia Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Centers.

After receiving her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. McManus completed her surgical training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University, during which she also earned a Masters’s degree in Clinical Research Methods from Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. McManus also completed her endocrine surgery fellowship at Columbia University before joining the team as a practicing surgeon.

Dr. McManus’ research focuses on improving imaging techniques for parathyroidectomy, creating new methods to diagnose and treat thyroid cancer, and evaluating surgical outcomes among patients with primary hyperaldosteronism. She has received national and international recognition for her work and has won awards including the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) Top Ten Poster Award and the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons (IAES) Travel Scholar Award. 

Publications: 
2020 “Surgical approach to patients with primary aldosteronism” McManus C, Kuo JH. Gland Surg 2020 Feb;9(1): 25-31
2020 “Biochemical Profile Affects IOPTH Kinetics and Cure Rate in Primary Hyperparathyroidism” Graves CE, McManus CM, Chabot JA, Lee JA, Kuo JH. World J Surg 2020 Feb;44(2): 488-495
2019 “Diagnostic Performance of 4D CT and Sestamibi SPECT/CT in Localizing Parathyroid Adenomas in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.” Yeh R, Tay YD, Tabacco G, Dercle L, Kuo JH, Bandeira L, McManus C, Leung DK, Lee JA, Bilezikian JP. Radiology. 2019 May; 291(2): 469-76.
2019 “Updates in the management of thyroid nodules.” Kuo JH, McManus C, Graves CE, Madani A, Khokhar MT, Huang B, Lee JA. Curr Probl Surg. 2019 Mar; 53 (3): 103-127.
2019 “A comparison of 4DCT-MIBI-SPECT, 4DCT and MIBI-SPECT: 4DCT is sufficient preoperative imaging to guide parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism”  McManus C, Yeh R, Fingeret A, Chabot JA, Lee JA, Kuo JH. Archives of Surgery. 2019 Feb; 2(01): 1-7.
2019 “Clinical outcomes after surgery for primary aldosteronism: Evaluation of the PASO-investigators’ consensus criteria within a worldwide cohort of patients” Vorselaars W.M.C.M, Nell S, Postma EL, Zarnegar R, Drake FT, Duh QY, Talutis SD, McAneny DB, McManus C, Lee JA, Grant SB, Grogan RH, Romero Arenas MA, Perrier ND, Peipert BJ, Mongelli MN, Castelino T, Mitmaker EJ, Parente DN, Pasternak JD, Engelsman AF, Sywak M, D’Amato G, Raffaelli M, Schuermans V, Bouvy ND, Eker HH, Bonjer HJ, Vaarzon Morel NM, Nieveen van Dijkum EJM, Vrielink OM, Kruijff S, Spiering W, Borel Rinkes IHM, Valk GD, Vriens MR. Surgery 2019 Jul;166(1):61-68.
2019 “Clinical outcomes after unilateral adrenalectomy for primary aldosteronism” Vorselaars W.M.C.M, Nell S, Postma EL, Zarnegar R, Drake FT, Duh QY, Talutis SD, McAneny DB, McManus C, Lee JA, Grant SB, Grogan RH, Romero Arenas MA, Perrier ND, Peipert BJ, Mongelli MN, Castelino T, Mitmaker EJ, Parente DN, Pasternak JD, Engelsman AF, Sywak M, D’Amato G, Raffaelli M, Schuermans V, Bouvy ND, Eker HH, Bonjer HJ, Vaarzon Morel NM, Nieveen van Dijkum EJM, Vrielink OM, Kruijff S, Spiering W, Borel Rinkes IHM, Valk GD, Vriens MR. JAMA Surgery. 2019 Apr; 154(4): 1-10.
2018 “Insulinoma” McManus C, Lee JA. Chapter 46. Textbook of Complex General Surgical Oncology 1ed. McGraw-Hill, 2016: 471-6.
2018 “Pre-operative localization of abnormal parathyroid tissue by 99mTc-Sestamibi in primary hyperparathyroidism using four-quadrant site analysis; an evaluation of the predictive value of vitamin D deficiency” Tay D, Yeh R, Kuo JH, McManus C, Lee JA, Bilezikian J. Endocrine. 2018 Apr; 60(1): 36-45.
2016 “Septuagenarians and Older Patients Are At A Higher Risk Of Mortality With Adrenal Metastasectomy:  An Analysis Of The HCUP-NIS Database From 1992 To 2011” McManus C, Wingo M, Chabot JA, Lee JA, Kuo JH. World J Surg. 2016 Oct; 40(10): 2391-7.
2015 “Thomas Dunhill 1876 – 1957” McManus C, Clark O. Surgical
Endocrinopathies: Clinical Management and the Founding Figures.  Springer, 2015; 117-120.
2012 “Is thyroidectomy in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis more risky?” McManus C, Luo J, Sippel RS, Chen H. J Surg Res. 2012 Dec; 178(2):  529-532.
2012 “Are there predictors of malignancy in patients with multinodular goiter?
Luo J, McManus C, Chen H, Sippel RS. J Surg Res. 2012 May 15;174(2):207-10.  Epub 2011 Dec 20.
2011 “Should patients with symptomatic Hashimoto’s thyroiditis pursue surgery?”  McManus C, Luo J, Sippel RS, Chen H.  J Surg Res. 2011 Sep;170(1): 52-5.  Epub 2011 Feb 20.