NECC Clinic

Target Pituitary

The NECC Clinic provides a multidisciplinary approach to patients with pituitary and hypothalamic disorders, with evaluation and treatment by a team of endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiation oncologists. The Center is an international referral center for the evaluation and treatment of pituitary tumors and disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary region. The Center is ideally suited for the referral of patients with pituitary tumors, including prolactinomas, Cushing's disease, acromegaly, nonfunctioning pituitary tumors, recurrent pituitary adenomas, and pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. Patients can be referred for the development of a treatment plan in conjunction with their primary physicians, for second opinions, or for ongoing management by the Center physicians.

Anne Klibanski, M.D., Director, Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center

The Clinic

Target Pituitary

The NECC Clinic is located on the lst floor (Suite 112) of Zero Emerson Place, Boston, Massachusetts, (off of Blossom Street) and directly across from the Massachusetts General Hospital Gray Lobby (Visitor information and maps of MGH). Outpatient clinical visits and inpatient consultations can be arranged by calling the Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center Office at (617) 726-7948.

Physicians with questions may contact Dr. Biller or Dr. Klibanski at (617) 726-3965.

Services include:

  • Endocrinologists in the Center are experienced in the evaluation and treatment of all facets of pituitary disease, including advanced diagnostic techniques, hormone replacement therapy, and medical management of pituitary disorders. They are involved in clinical research on investigational drugs for the treatment of prolactinomas, Cushing's disease, and growth hormone disorders.
  • Neurosurgical involvement in the Center ensures expert surgical intervention when necessary.
  • Input from the Department of Radiation Medicine facilitates the planning of therapy.
  • The Neuroendocrine Clinical Nurse offers patient education, including teaching self-administration of medications requiring injection and sophisticated endocrine testing in our testing center.

We offer state-of-the-art:

  • Diagnostic testing, including complex endocrine testing in our testing center and inferior petrosal sinus sampling (IPSS) for patients with Cushing's syndrome
  • Neurosurgical treatments, including the use of intraoperative MRI
  • Radiation therapy, including proton beam
  • Research and educational opportunities

NECC Clinical Conferences

Target Pituitary

A weekly interdisciplinary conference is held to discuss patients referred to the Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center and to review patient management issues. It is a multidisciplinary conference, attended by the members of the Neuroendocrine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology and Psychiatry services. Physicians are welcome to attend and present cases.

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Physicians' Pituitary Information Service - Physicians with questions may contact Dr Biller or Dr Klibanski at 617.726.3965 or 1.888.429.6863 or via e-mail at - :: Research Studies

The Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Zero Emerson Place, Suite 112, Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Voice: 617.726.7948 & Fax: 617.726.1241
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