Thyroidectomy  Nikkis Story
Professional singer Nikki Jean saw doctors around the country when she was diagnosed with a lesion in her thyroid. It wasn't until she met Dr. Ralph Tufano at Johns Hopkins that she felt confident to have the surgery, hopeful he could preserve her vocal cords. Using information from his own cutting-edge research, Dr. Tufano successfully performed a full thyroidectomy while preserving all of Nikki's nerves critical for singing. Now, Nikki Jean is back in Los Angeles with a successful singing career. Learn more at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology/specialty_areas/thyroid/