Physician Detail

Glenda Grace Callender, MD, FACS


Practice

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Specialty

Surgical Oncology < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Endocrine Surgery < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Adrenal Disease, Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy, Parathyroid Disease, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroidectomy

Physician Quicklink

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/GlendaCallender

Institute URL

https://hartfordhealthcare.org/cancer

Phone

203.576.6141

Callender, Glenda Grace, MD, FACS

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Gender
Female

Languages
English


Office Locations


  • Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute at St. Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, Medical Oncology

    St. Vincent’s Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care brings you and your loved ones the latest treatment options and highest level of clinical expertise combined with personalized, compassionate care—right here, close to home. St. Vincent’s approach to care is marked by our dedication to quality and safety you can trust, the caring and attention you expect and the exceptional clinical care from our physicians, nurses and associates that you deserve – all from a medical center that understands that care comes first. Other numbers to the Cancer Center: 203-874-3830 & 203-382-0630.

    2800 Main Street
    3rd Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Hartford HealthCare St. Vincent's Medical Center
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    Phone: 203.382.2475


Bio

,p>Dr. Glenda Callender is one of two fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, working at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

Coming to Hartford HealthCare from Trinity Health of New England, Dr. Callender is a high-volume endocrine surgeon with more than 10 years’ experience.

Dr. Callender’s clinical areas of interest include: all types of thyroid surgery, particularly for advanced or recurrent thyroid cancers; parathyroid surgery including minimally-invasive parathyroidectomy and reoperative parathyroidectomy; and adrenal surgery for benign nodules or adrenal cancers, including posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy.

She has also been very active in the field of academic surgery, previously serving as associate professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale University, where she was the director of endocrine surgical oncology clinical trials for six years. She is a widely-published and sought-after speaker in her field, and has participated in a variety of clinical research trials.

She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she served as administrative chief resident in her final year. She also completed fellowships in endocrine surgery and surgical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, earning a clinical excellence award and mid-level providers’ appreciation award.

Dr. Callender’s research has included new treatments for thyroid cancer, endocrine surgical oncology outcomes and genetic studies of endocrine tumors.

She is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and New England Surgical Society. She has served as a reviewer for articles submitted to a variety of professional journals, including World Journal of Surgery, Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons and Annals of Surgical Oncology.

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Education

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School MD

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medical Center, General Surgery

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medical Center, General Surgery

Fellowship

  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Endocrine Surgery

Professional Organizations

New England Surgical Society, Member
International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Member
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, Member
Society of Surgical Oncology, Member


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