Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid Disorders

by Michael Lazarus, MD

In this basic introductory course on thyroid diseases, Professor Michael Lazarus explores the physiology of the thyroid and the symptoms of thyroid diseases. The difference between benign and malignant thyroid carcinoma is an important topic that will be highlighted throughout the videos. In addition, the effects of hyperthyroidism will be covered extensively. 

With the aid of case studies, you will learn how to use medical terminology accurately to describe different diseases of the thyroid. By the end of this course, you will understand the diagnosis and treatment of different types of thyroid diseases as well as the precautions for specific treatments. 

In addition to viewing our high-quality video lectures, you can access quiz questions and download study materials. Start learning today!

Course Details

  • Videos 15
  • Duration 0:44 h
  • Quiz questions 39
  • Concept Pages 8


Your Educators of course Thyroid Disorders

 Michael Lazarus, MD

Michael Lazarus, MD

Dr. Michael Lazarus is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
He obtained his MD from the University of the Witwatersrand School of Health Sciences, South Africa, and trained at the Washington University School of Medicine. In 2003, he joined the faculty at UCLA and currently serves as the Medical Director of the UCLA Hospitalist Section.
He has won various teaching awards, such as the Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award, and was featured in the Los Angeles Magazine's Top Doctors Guide in 2021.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Lazarus teaches courses on Endocrinology.

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By Selma M. on 17. December 2021 for Thyroid Cancer with Case

This lecture is very clear and simple. It is informative and well structured and the lecturer articulates well and is not boring at all. It is good because it highlights all the important facts to remember about thyroid cancer without going into too much details.

good case
By S C. on 13. August 2021 for Euthyroid Sick Syndrome with Case

really good case. I found this very helpful. I was thinking about pituitary problems so this seems a good learning case.

high yield
By S C. on 13. August 2021 for Toxic Adenoma and Multinodular Goiter with Case

excellent, good images and clearly explained. Thank you for a good lecture.

best one
By S C. on 13. August 2021 for Hyperthyroidism and Thyrotoxicosis

clinically relevant information given in an easy to understand format. Thanks