Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Brian Saunders, MD

Brian Saunders, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery Specialties and Surgical Oncology
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Disease Teams:
Head and Neck Cancer
Liver, Pancreas and Foregut Cancer

Research Interests

  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Neoplasms
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Therapeutics
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Surgeons
  • Thyroid Neoplasms
  • Elderly

Recent Publications


Walker, JB, Gogoj, A, Saunders, BD, Canter, DJ, Lehman, K & Raman, JD 2019, 'Accuracy of the NSQIP risk calculator for predicting complications following adrenalectomy', International Urology and Nephrology, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 1291-1295.


Rappaport, M, Skierczynski, P, Dungy-Poythress, L, Benjamin, T, Saunders, BD, Wagner, AA & James, BC 2018, 'Chromaffin-cell tumors in pregnancy: A case series and systematic review', World Journal of Endocrine Surgery, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 163-169.


Gallagher, TM, Bucciarelli, M, Kavalukas, SL, Baker, MJ & Saunders, BD 2017, 'Attitudes toward genetic counseling and testing in patients with inherited endocrinopathies', Endocrine Practice, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1039-1044.
Shah-Becker, S, Derr, J, Oberman, BS, Baker, A, Saunders, B, Carr, MM & Goldenberg, D 2018, 'Early neurocognitive improvements following parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism', Laryngoscope, vol. 128, no. 3, pp. 775-780.


Saunders, B 2016, 'Surgery for secondary hyperparathyroidism', Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 136-144.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)