Thyroid Biopsy: What is it and when is it recommended?

Dr. Kevin Parrack, Director of the Biopsy Clinic at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, and Dr. Salila Kurra, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine for the Division of Endocrinology, answer questions on the topic of thyroid biopsies:

  • Why would one thyroid nodule need to be biopsied while another one doesn’t?
  • What are the possible results of a thyroid biopsy and what does it mean for my treatment options?