Case Examples and Common Causes of Thyroid Disease.
· Illustrate the appropriate workup needed prior to referral.
· Develop a differential diagnosis of symptoms of thyroid disease.
· Identify patients who actually need thyroid specialists for general thyroid disease and thyroid nodules.
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Dr. Kirila graduated from the University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine (now known as Kansas City University – College of Osteopathic Medicine) and completed a rotating internship at Still Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri (now known as Capital Region Medical Center). She completed her residency in Internal Medicine with the University of Missouri – Kansas City at St. Luke’s Hospital and Truman Medical Center West. Dr. Kirila is board certified in Internal Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Currently, she is an assistant professor of Internal Medicine at Kansas City University – College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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