R.S.V.P. to Join Us for the 2024 TED Patient Forum on Sunday, June 30 from 2:00 – 5:30!

Join Us for the 2024 TED Patient Forum


Sunday, June 30, 2024

2:00-5:30pm (doors open at 1:30)


The Baronette Renaissance Hotel

27790 Novi Rd.

Novi, MI 48377

Register Today

(Registration is required)


1:30 – Pre-Meeting Social Time

2:00 – Opening Remarks: Alon Kahana, MD, PhD

2:05 – What is Thyroid Eye Disease: Alon Kahana, MD, PhD

2:15 – Methimazole vs. Radioactive Iodine vs. Thyroidectomy: Nadia Khoury, MD

2:25 – Thyroidectomy – When and How? Hunter Underwood, MD

2:35 – Q&A

2:45 – Patient Story: Cristy Lee, Host of HGTV Steal This House

3:00 – Break (appetizers, snacks, deserts, coffee, tea)

3:30 – Treating the Orbitopathy – Medicine or Surgery? Brittany Simmons, MD

3:40 – Treating the Double Vision: Rajesh Rao, MD

3:50 – Choosing and Dosing Thyroid Medications: Tae-Hwa Chun, MD, PhD

4:00 – Q&A

4:10 – Patient Story: Latoya Huntington-Smith, Senior Planning Manager, General Motors

4:25 – Break and Small Group Discussions

5:00 – Clinical Trials for Thyroid Eye Disease – Teprotumumab & Beyond: Jane Spadaro, MD, PharmD

5:10 – Expert Panel and Q&A, Moderator: Alon Kahana, MD, PhD

5:25 – Closing Remarks: Alon Kahana, MD, PhD

5:30 – Adjourn

Register Today

(Registration is required)


Tae-Hwa Chun, MD, PhD: Associate Professor, Endocrinology, University of Michigan

Alon Kahana, MD, PhD: Professor & Vice Chair, Beaumont Ophthalmology, Kahana Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery

Nadia Khoury, MD: Downriver Endocrinology, Beaumont, Henry Ford

Shravani Mikkilineni, MD: Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery, Beaumont Medical School

Rajesh Rao, MD: Children’s Eye Care of Michigan, Beaumont Medical School

Brittany Simmons, MD: Assistant Professor, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan

Jane Spadaro, MD, PharmD: Kahana Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, Beaumont Medical School

Hunter Underwood, MD: Assistant Professor, Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan

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