Mira M. Milas, M.D.

Mira M. Milas, M.D., F.A.C.S., Endocrine Surgeon, is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Endocrine Surgery at the Banner – University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, she was an Endocrine Surgeon at the Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, Oregon. Prior to that she was an Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. After graduating from Rice University and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, she completed specialty training at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Emory University Hospitals and School of Medicine and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. She has received numerous awards and honors, including being named in the Guide to America’s Top Surgeons 2007 by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. She is extensively involved in research as well as in training other medical professionals. At ThyCa events, her sessions have included thyroid cancer basics for newcomers, thyroid surgery in complex situations including liver metastases, and physician-patient communications.