Mr Radu Mihai is an expert consultant endocrine surgeon specialising in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery practising in Oxford. He is President of the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons.
Adult operations represent the vast majority of his work but in addition he regularly sees children who need thyroid or parathyroid operations and has an interest in familial endocrine diseases (MEN-1 and MEN-2 syndromes).
After graduating from medical school in 1991, he spent three years training in clinical endocrinology before moving to the UK and obtaining a PhD in endocrine surgery from Bristol University in 1998. He completed surgical training in the UK working as a lecturer of surgery at Bristol University and a fellow in endocrine surgery in Oxford. In 2007, he was then appointed as a consultant endocrine surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
To date, he has performed over 1500 thyroid operations, 500 laparoscopic and retroperitoneoscopic adrenal operations and 750 parathyroid operations. Mr Mihai is the Lead for the Thames Valley Thyroid Cancer MDT.
Mr Mihai is an examiner for the European Diploma in Endocrine Surgery and he is the Director of Research for the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons.
His research work led to 124 peer-reviewed papers and to his nomination as Hunterian Professor of Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons. Recently he was co-author of the European guidelines for the treatment of adrenocortical cancer (papers listed on www.radumihai.info).
Mr Radu Mihai areas of expertise include:
Adrenal surgery and adrenal cancer
Parathyroid gland surgery
Thyroid surgeryMedicolegal work
General surgery (gallstones, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia surgery)
Training for legal work. Mr Mihai completed the Bond Solon courses leading to a certificate as expert witness from Cardiff University Law School (2020) and he is member of the Expert Witness Institute. He has completed expert witness reports for claims of medical negligence related to endocrine surgery.
BAETS, ESES, SfE, ESE, ENSAT