Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone. The condition is often referred to as an "overactive thyroid."

Programs + Services

General Endocrine Clinic

The General Endocrine Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides evaluation and treatment for patients with a wide range of endocrine disorders.

Thyroid Disease Clinic

The Thyroid Disease Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides comprehensive diagnostic services and treatment for hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and thyroid cancer.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history