Catherine McManus, MD
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, and she serves as Surgical Director of the Thyroid Center's Biopsy Program.
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.
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