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Dr. Rebecca Sippel

Dr. Rebecca Sippel

Nationally recognized leader in field of endocrine surgery, specializing in the treatment of problems of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands

Associate professor, surgery; Chief, Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-1387 Home page


  • Management of adrenal masses, including minimally invasive surgery
  • Management of thyroid nodules, which is a frequent finding on a physical exam
  • Diagnosis and management of primary hyperparathyroidism as well as expert on the latest surgical strategies
  • Management of thyroid cancer, especially surgical management, clinical trials and treatment of recurrent disease


  • President-Elect, Association of Academic Surgery
  • Director, Endocrine Surgery Fellowship and Medical Student Education, UW-Madison
  • Secretary/Treasurer, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • First recipient, Paul Lo Gerfo Research Award, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • NIH funded clinical research program on the treatment of thyroid cancer