May 18 May 18
Saturday Sat

Stanford Pituitary Patient Education Day


Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel

625 El Camino Real
Palo Alto CA, 94301
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The Stanford Pituitary Center invites patients with pituitary disease, their family and friends to Stanford's Pituitary Patient Education Day! 

Topics and Breakout Sessions:

  • Function of the pituitary gland
  • General review of pituitary tumors
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery for pituitary tumors
  • Quality of life after endonasal surgery
  • Radiation therapy for pituitary tumors
  • Cusing's Disease, prolactinoma, and acromegaly
  • Hypopituitarism therapy and growth hormone deficiency

Course Directors and Speakers:

Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD, FACS
Course Co-Director
Professor of Neurosurgery, and by Courtesy, of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Co-Director, Stanford Skull Base Surgery Program

Laurence Katznelson, MD
Course Co-Director
Professor of Neurosurgery and of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Medical Director, Pituitary Center

Robert Dodd, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, of Radiology and, by Courtesy, of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery


Peter C. Hwang, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Rhinology) and, by Courtesy, of Neurosurgery

Erin Wipff, MSN, ANP-BC
Nurse Practioner, Department of Neurosurgery

Olivia Chu, NP
Nurse Practiotioner, Neurosurgery