Webinar – Ultrasound-guided Thermal Ablation of Thyroid Nodules

May 14, 2023, 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Dr. Jesse Pasternak

Dr Jesse Pasternak is an endocrine surgeon specializing in the surgical management of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors. After obtaining his undergraduate degree at McGill University, he completed his medical school and residency at McMaster University in Hamilton. He then moved to San Francisco, California where he trained as an Orlo Clark Fellow in Endocrine Surgery and Oncology at UCSF. Dr Pasternak also completed a master’s degree (MPH) at Harvard University with a focus in epidemiology.

As a surgeon at the University Health Network, his clinical focus is minimally invasive endocrine surgery. As a researcher, he studies clinical endocrine surgery and health outcomes.

Dr. Pasternak is one of the first to use STARmed’s new RFA device. He will provide pictures of some cases he has done and practical advice on the procedure.


Dr. Pasternak gave a presentation, followed by a Question & Answer session. This event was recorded and can be viewed at: Thyroid Videos.

Dr. Pasternak has established an email for general questions on RFA at thyroidrfacanada@gmail.com. (Note: questions of a personal medical nature can not be addressed by email.)

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