Neurosurgeon and Otolaryngologist Team Up to Remove Tumor in Pituitary Gland

After experiencing bad headaches and double vision, Kris Johnson was diagnosed with a pituitary adenoma, a tumor of the pituitary gland at the base of the brain. Loyola ENT surgeon Chirag Patel, MD, teamed up with neurosurgeon Anand Germanwala, MD, to remove the tumor, and Ms. Johnson now is “100 percent back to normal.”

Article ID: 668877

Released: 3-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Loyola University Health System

One Response

  1. May I ask, what your symptoms were before surgery and what led to the initial discovery of your pituitary adenoma?

    Was Cushings a secondary diagnoses?

    I can’t believe she claims she is 100% back to normal. Sounds a little hard for me to believe – what was the size of her tumor?

    Thank you!
    Go Layola!

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