Certificate in Thyroidology


  • Understand the importance of thyroid disorder in health and disease.
  • Explain the principles of thyroid anatomy and physiology.
  • Describe the complications associated with thyroid disorder like Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism.
  • Approach to thyroid nodules and differentiating Benign and Malignant lesion.
  • Identify pregnancy-related management and complications of thyroid disorders.
  • Approach to management of thyroiditis.


This course comprises of 3 parts:

  1. Flexible online learning at your own pace
  2. Interactive live webinars with faculty members regarding the procedures.
  3. MCQ based assessment at the end of the course

Total learning hours: 20 – 30 hrs of learning+ 3 hours of webinar + Practicals (Case presentation to be submitted on a monthly basis)

Webinar topics:

1) Approach to Hypothyroidism
2) Approach to Hyperthyroidism
3) Approach to Thyroid disorder in pregnancy


Additional information


3 Months (validity up to 6 months)


Certificate of Completion

Career prospects

To address case management, counselling, referral and prevention of thyroid disorders.


Learning Outcome

As a result of this course, the learner should be able to evaluate an patient with common thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodule and thyroid disorders in pregnancy.



  • Introduction
  • Brief history and Epidemiology of Thyroid Disorders
  • Embryology of thyroid
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Normal Physiology
  • Iodine and synthesis, secretion of thyroid hormones
  • Thyroid hormones in peripheral Tissues
  • Regulation of thyroid function
  • Thyroid Physiology in Pregnancy
  • General Evaluation of thyroid
  • Physical evaluation of thyroid gland
  • Laboratory assessment of thyroid Status
  • Clinical features and diagnosis of Thyrotoxicosis
  • Clinical Manifestation
  • Subclinical Hyperthyroid
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Toxic Multinodular goiter and Toxic adenoma
  • Thyrotoxicosis with low radioiodine uptake
  • Hyperthyroid in pregnancy
  • Clinical features and diagnosis of hypothyroidism and thyroiditis
  • Clinical Manifestation
  • Subclinical Hypothyroid
  • Classification
  • Heart disease and Hypothyroidism
  • Myxoedema coma
  • Thyroiditis
  • Hypothyroid in Pregnancy
  • Clinical features and diagnosis of Nontoxic Goiter and Neoplasia
  • Clinical evaluation
  • Imaging techniques
  • Classification
  • Management of benign nodular goiter
  • Management of Malignant Nodular Goiter


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Dr. Anirban Sinha, MD, DM (Endocrinology)
Dr. Anirban Sinha is an Endocrinologist who completed his Medicine and Masters (MD) from Calcutta University and DM in Endocrinology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. He is trained in Introductory and Advanced Thyroid Ultrasound (Endocrine Society, USA Certified). He holds a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certificate for Clinical Trials (Brookwood International Academy, UK). He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Endocrinology in Medical college, Kolkata, and is a consultant in AMRI Hospitals. He has won several accolades for his work like the “AV Gandhi Gold Medal” for excellence in Endocrinology in 2010, “Young Thyroidology Rising Star 2014” in 11th congress of Asia Oceania Thyroid Association 2014, and the “Fellow of American College of Endocrinology” (FACE)– on 16th May 2015 by American College of Endocrinology in AACE 2015. He has published several papers in distinguished journals and completed several research projects. He is a member of various societies: Indian Society for Bone & Mineral Research (ISBMR) • Association of Physicians of India • Indian Medical Association • Indian Thyroid Society • European Association for the Study of Diabetes.


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