Michael Stang, MD, General Surgery, Raleigh, NC, Duke Raleigh Hospital


General Surgery Raleigh, NC

Endocrine, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast), Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor, Surgery, Duke University

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  • Dr. Michael Stang is a general surgeon in Raleigh, NC and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice 17 years. He specializes in endocrine, surgical oncology (other than breast), and minimally invasive surgery and is experienced in hyperthyroidism, toxic thyroid nodule, pheochromocytoma, minimally invasive surgery, and endocrine surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Endocrine Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2008
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine
    University of Nebraska College of MedicineClass of 2000
  • Creighton UniversityBS, Chemistry and Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 1991 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2016
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Paul LoGerfo Research Award American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2014
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2013
  • International Award for Publishing Excellence The Endocrine Society, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Robotic Thyroid Surgery  
    Wharry LI, Stang MT, Current Concepts in Surgery, 1/1/2013
  • Robotic Thyroid Surgery: Do it well or don't do it  
    Stang MT, Perrier NP, JAMA Surgery, 1/1/2013
  • Cytoplasmic overexpression of CD95L in esophageal adenocarcinoma cells overcomes resistance to D95-mediated apoptosis  
    Watson GA, Naran S, Zhang X, Stang MT, Queiroz de Oliveira PE, Hughes SJ, Neoplasia, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Does the Axillary Approach for Robotic Thyroidectomy Affect Subsequent Breast Screening and/or Axillary Staging?
    Chen AW, Hakim C, Gizienski TA, Soran A, Ahrendt GM, Diego EJ, Bonaventura M, Johnson R, Armstrong M, Carty S, Stang M, McGuire KP, McAuliffe PF, Society of Surgical Oncology, Houston, TX, 1/1/2015
  • Risk of Cancer in Enlarging Thyroid Nodules is Influenced by the Growth Rate and Cytologic Diagnosis
    Li W, Armstrong M, McCoy K, Stang MT, Ohori P, Kelley ML, Shuai Y, Lebeau SO, Nikiforov YE, Carty SE, Yip L, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Nashville, TN, 1/1/2015
  • Surgeon Volume and Adequacy of Thyroidectomy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.
    Adkisson CD, Howell GM, McCoy KL, Armstrong MJ, Kelley M, Stang MT, Hodak SP, Carty SE, and Yip L, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 1/1/2014
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  • "Lysosome centered regulation of autophagy in a model of papillary thyroid carcinoma." 
    Nashville, TN - 1/17/2015
  • The Clinical Significance of Parathyroid Atypia: Is Long Term Surveillance Necessary? 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2015
  • Adrenal Imaging Features Predict Malignancy Better than Size. 
    Houston, TX - 1/1/2015
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  • The role of PDGF, IGF-, IGF-, TGF-alpha, and EGF as possible autocrine and paracrine factors in the proliferation of human osteosarcoma. (Honors Thesis Research) 
    Michael T. Stang
    Creighton University, Omaha, NE - 1/1/1995

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