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Josefina Farra, M.D.

General Information

Josefina  Farra, M.D.

Contact

Specialties

  • Surgery

Languages

English, Spanish

Clinical Areas

Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroid Cancer

Minimally Invasive Parathyroid Surgery

Thyroid cancer

Benign Diseases of the Thyroid or Thyroid nodules and goiters

Adrenal Nodules: aldosteronoma (Conn's Syndrome), pheochromocytoma , Cushing's Syndrome (Adenomas), adrenal incidentalomas

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) syndromes

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Roles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Research Interests

Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Monitoring

Thyroid Cancer

 Molecular basis of malignant and benign endocrine disease

Education

2014-2015 Clinical Fellow in Endocrine Surgery
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Health System
2013-2014 Surgical Chief Resident
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2012-2013 Surgical Senior Resident
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2011-2012 Surgical Intermediate Resident
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2010-2011 Surgical Junior Resident
Jackson Memorial Hospital / University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2009-2010 Surgical Intern
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2009 Doctor of Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
2005 Bachelor of Arts, Certificate in Health Policy
Duke University, Durham, NC

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