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Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer – A Dissection Course

Endorsed by:



Clinical Leads

  • Mr Omar Hilmi 
  • Mr Kishore Shekar
  • Mr Richard Adamson
  • Mr Jai Manick
  • Mr Farhan Ahsan

This Course is designed for surgical trainees who are interested in the surgical management of thyroid cancer. The day long course will address the principles of Thyroid cancer management from a surgical perspective. The morning program will lead to candidates performing a thyroidectomy on a Thiel fixed cadaver before progressing to central compartment clearance and lateral neck dissection in the afternoon. Specific areas to be covered include the role of nerve monitoring, parathyroid preservation/ re-implantation techniques. We have a delegate to tutor ratio of 1:2.5 which will ensure a great level of supervision and ample opportunity for questions and problem solving.

This Course Provides

  • Instruction in the use of instrumentation
  • Hands on practical anatomical and surgical skills experience using cadavers
  • Personal tuition from experienced Surgeons from 2 specialties
  • Evidence of skills training and competency
  • Progress feedback suitable for your ARCP


LEVEL OF COURSE – ENT, MAX Fax and General Surgical trainees with an interest in Thyroid surgery




The University of Dundee is currently the leading centre in the UK using Thiel embalmed cadavers, thanks to the pioneering work of its Centre of Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID.) for more information on our Thiel courses