Megan Haymart

Megan R. Haymart, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes, and Hematology/Oncology


Megan R. Haymart, MD, is the Nancy Wigginton Endocrinology Research Professor in Thyroid Cancer and Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr. Haymart received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2002, completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2005, and then completed fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Wisconsin in 2007. Dr. Haymart is involved in creating the National Comprehensive Cancer Network thyroid carcinoma guidelines and the upcoming American Thyroid Association adult differentiated thyroid cancer guidelines. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and as Associate Editor for Thyroid. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the American Thyroid Association, as Clinical Science Chair for the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting Steering Committee, and as President of Women in Thyroidology. Dr. Haymart has a history of NIH-funded research focused on optimizing cancer care delivery and understanding and addressing thyroid cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

Published Articles or Reviews

Haymart MR, Goldner WS. Thyroid Cancer Clinical Guidelines and the De-escalation of Care. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Nov 1;146(11):1082-1083. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3260. PMID: 33022039.

Chen DW, Reyes-Gastelum D, Radhakrishnan A, Hamilton AS, Ward KC, Haymart MR. Physician-Reported Misuse of Thyroid Ultrasonography. JAMA Surg. 2020 Oct 1;155(10):984-986. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.2507. PMID: 32804996; PMCID: PMC7424547.

Haymart MR, Reyes-Gastelum D, Caoili E, Norton EC, Banerjee M. The Relationship Between Imaging and Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis and Survival. Oncologist. 2020 Sep;25(9):765-771. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2020-0159. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32329106; PMCID: PMC7485355.

Hughes DT, Reyes-Gastelum D, Ward KC, Hamilton AS, Haymart MR. Barriers to the Use of Active Surveillance for Thyroid Cancer: Results of a Physician Survey. Ann Surg. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004417. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33074908.

A full list of Dr. Haymart's publications can be found here