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Diane F. Elson, MD

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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Elson’s medical interests include calcium metabolism disorders, fine needle thyroid biopsy, insulin pump therapy, intensive insulin therapy, pituitary tumors, thyroid cancer and thyroid disorders.

Specialties

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

UW Health Clinics

West Clinic
(608) 263-7741 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
West Clinic
(608) 263-5010 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
East Clinic
(608) 265-7406 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

English
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency Blodgett Memorial Medical Center/St. Marys Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Internship Blodgett Memorial Medical Center/St. Marys Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Medical School University of Illinois, 1985

Awards/Honors

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Best Doctors® in America 2011


Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Haymart MR Greenblatt DY Elson DF Chen H . The role of intraoperative frozen section if suspicious for papillary thyroid cancer. Thyroid. 2008 Apr;18(4):419-23
[PubMed ID: 18352821]
Haymart MR Repplinger DJ Leverson GE Elson DF Sippel RS Jaume JC Chen H . Higher serum thyroid stimulating hormone level in thyroid nodule patients is associated with greater risks of differentiated thyroid cancer and advanced tumor stage. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Mar;93(3):809-14
[PubMed ID: 18160464]
Greenblatt DY Elson D Mack E Chen H . Initial lymph node dissection increases cure rates in patients with medullary thyroid cancer. Asian J Surg. 2007 Apr;30(2):108-12
[PubMed ID: 17475579]
Cheema Y Repplinger D Elson D Chen H . Is tumor size the best predictor of outcome for papillary thyroid cancer? Ann Surg Oncol. 2006 Nov;13(11):1524-8
[PubMed ID: 17006742]
Cheema Y Olson S Elson D Chen H . What is the biology and optimal treatment for papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid? J Surg Res. 2006 Aug;134(2):160-2
[PubMed ID: 16780882]