9 minutes | Jun 15, 2021

Race and Gender Disparities in Access to Parathyroidectomy: A Need to Change Processes for Diagnosis and Referral to Surgeons

Rick Greene, MD, and Courtney Balentine, MD, discuss race and gender disparities in the time from initial diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism to treatment with parathyroidectomy. Dr. Balentine is author of, "Race and Gender Disparities in Access to Parathyroidectomy: A Need to Change Processes for Diagnosis and Referral to Surgeons." Dr. Balentine is Assistant Professor of General and Endocrine Surgery, and Co-Director of the UTSW Surgical Center for Outcomes, Implementation and Novel Interventions (S-COIN), University of Texas Southwestern and VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX.
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