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Dina M. Elaraj, MD

Healthcare Professional
Associate Professor
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Arthur J. Rubloff Building 420 E. Superior St.
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dina M. Elaraj is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland and a Postdoctoral fellowship in surgery from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She then completed her residency from the University of Rochester Medical Center followed by a fellowship from the University of California- San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Elaraj is board certified in Surgery.

Dr. Elaraj’s clinical and research interests include thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, and other benign disorders of the thyroid gland, hyperparathyroidism, functional and nonfunctional adrenal tumors, inherited endocrine disorders, and minimally invasive methods of treatment including minimally invasive thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy as well as laparoscopic adrenalectomy.

Dina M. Elaraj has experience in treating endocrine cancer, gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor, adrenocortical carcinoma, appendix cancer, and thyroid cancer. She is specialized in endocrine & thyroid surgery.


Representative Publications:

Changing Management in Patients With Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Current Status and Treatment of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Are Additional Localization Studies and Referral Indicated for Patients With Primary Hyperparathyroidism who Have Negative Sestamibi Scan Results?

Is Subtotal Thyroidectomy a Cost-Effective Treatment for Graves Disease? A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the Medical and Surgical Treatment Options