Dr. Barbara Miller, MD - Endocrine Surgery Specialist, Michigan

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Barbra Sue Miller, MD

Healthcare Professional
Associate Professor
Division of Endocrine Surgery
University of Michigan
500 S State Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Barbra S. Miller is an Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Endocrine Surgery, Section of General Surgery at University of Michigan. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College Of Medicine and went on to complete both an internship and a residency in general surgery at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Miller was the First Norman W. Thompson, M.D., Fellow in Endocrine Surgery at University of Michigan. Her entire practice is focused on endocrine surgery. She is a member of the multidisciplinary endocrine oncology team and the multidisciplinary Grave’s disease team. In 2014, she developed the Priority Parathyroid Program for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Dr. Miller performs standard open operations for all endocrine disorders as well as minimally invasive surgery techniques including laparoscopic adrenalectomy (anterior transperitoneal and posterior retroperitoneal), minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy, and minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Much of Dr. Miller’s practice includes complex reoperative thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.

Dr. Miller’s specific research interests include adrenal cancer and other benign adrenal disorders, parathyroid disease, thyroid cancer and other benign thyroid disorders, pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery, Graves’ disease, pediatric endocrine surgery, and complex or re-operative endocrine surgery. 


Representative Publications:

Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism due to a Novel CDC73 Splice Mutation

Age- and Sex-Related Incidence of Surgically Treated Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Synchronous Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoid in a Woman With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: Case Report and Review

Proposal for Modification of the ENSAT Staging System for Adrenocortical Carcinoma Using Tumor Grade