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About

Advanced Fellowship Training

Dr. Kroeker is a board-certified general surgeon who did an additional year of fellowship training at Mt. Sinai Hospital with the University of Toronto- one of the busiest thyroid/parathyroid surgical centers in the world. This head and neck surgery fellowship program is reviewed and approved by the Executive Council of the American Head and Neck Society.

Experience

Her fellowship was heavily focused in endocrine head and neck surgery, including intrathyroidal, metastatic, and invasive thyroid cancer as well as hyperparathyroidism. Dr. Kroeker has extensive experience in central and lateral neck dissections as well as reoperative surgery for recurrent thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism. She does her own in-office ultrasounds and has performed hundreds of ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirations of thyroid nodules and neck masses.

Education

Dr. Kroeker graduated from Oklahoma State University and then attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. Thereafter, Dr. Kroeker completed her general surgery residency at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where she was awarded Chief Resident of the Year and the Resident Research Award. After completing her residency, she underwent a head and neck surgery fellowship at Mt. Sinai Hospital with the University of Toronto.

Professional Associations

  • American College of Surgeons Associate
  • American Head and Neck Society
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society