T.K. Pandian, MD, MPH


Specialty Areas

Endocrine Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Common Procedures

  • Hemithyroidectomy
  • Total thyroidectomy
  • Neck dissection
  • Focused parathyroidectomy
  • Subtotal parathyroidectomy
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Open adrenalectomy

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Endocrine surgery (adrenal, pancreas, parathyroid, thyroid, neuroendocrine, and pituitary tumors)
  • Medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes
  • Thyroid disoders
  • Parathyroid and adrenal disorders

Board Certifications

General Surgery


Medical School: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Rochester, MN 2011

Graduate School: Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 2010


2018, General Surgery Residency, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN


2019, Harvard Combined Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Central Surgical Association
Society of Asian Academic Surgeons
The Priestley Society
American Board of Surgery

Awards and Honors

Associate Clerkship Director, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine
Kaare K. Nygaard Research Award, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Mayo International Health Program Travel Scholarship, Mayo Clinic
Jon van Heerden Award, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Medical Student and Surgery Resident Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine
Academy of Educators Honor Roll, Washington University School of Medicine
Didactic Distinguished Service Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine


Areas of Research Interest

Patient safety and quality, surgical outcomes


Pandian TK, Lubitz CC, Bird SH, Kuo LE, Stephen AE. Normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism: A Collaborative Endocrine Surgery Quality Improvement Program analysis. Surgery. 2020;167(1):168-172. PMID:31543325

Kuo LE, Angell TE, Pandian TK, Moore AL, Alexander EK, Barletta JA, Gawande AA, Lorch JH, Marqusee E, Moore FD Jr, Nehs MA, Doherty GM, Cho NL. Completion Thyroidectomy is Less Common Following Updated 2015 American Thyroid Association Guidelines. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020. PMID:32583197

Wrenn SM, Pandian TK, Gartland RM, Fong ZV, Nehs MA. Diabetes mellitus and hyperglycemia are associated with inferior oncologic outcomes in adrenocortical carcinoma. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2021. PMID:33521844

Berger MG, Pandian TK, Lyden ML, McKenzie T, Drake MT, Dy BM. Preoperative Imaging in Renal Transplant Patients with Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism. World J Surg. 2021. PMID:33774689


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Floor 5, Suite F
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building 4
1044 North Mason Road
Suite 310
St. Louis, MO  63141

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