In search of endocrinologist knowledgable about primary hyperparathyroidism

I am recently diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism and am looking for a great endocrinologist who has experience with this disease. (The parathyroids are not related to the thyroid, they are only neighbors.) Does anyone have a top doc to recommend? I'm not looking for a surgeon, as I have one, but will need ongoing oversight by an endocrine dr. East bay is ideal, but I'm willing to travel in the Bay Area for the best care. 

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If you’re open to seeing a chiropractor, Dr. Matt Colman, Hayes Valley Wellness, treats all kinds of hormonal issues. Among other things, he’s helped me with adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance, fibroids, preparing to conceive, and I’ve had a physically relatively easy pregnancy.

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I was diagnosed with this about 10 years ago. Dr. Woeber at UCSF in San Francisco was excellent. He supported me prior to, navigating my surgery and even a year out from my diagnosis.

Dr. Jessica Gosnell was my surgeon  at UCSF-- amazing! Her skill (she's done so many hyperparathyroidectomies) and bedside manner put me at ease. I was essentially cured within 24 hours of surgery once they "bully" gland was removed. I've rarely even thought about my diagnosis or parathyroids since.

You definitely want a doctor and surgeon with extensive experience since it's a nuanced surgery near your vocal chords. I've found a few doctors completely confusing this with hyperthyroidism, too, so there's that watch out.

Feel free to contact me directly if you'd like more info.