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Prof. Brendan Curran Stack MD

Surgical Oncologist | Surgical Oncology

720 N. Bond St. Springfield IL, 62702



Dr. Brendan Stack is a Head and Neck Endocrine Surgeon who specializes i the surgical treatment of Thyroid Cancer, Benign Thyroid Conditions, and Parathyroid Diseases.


Dr. Brendan C. Stack, Jr., M.D., FACS, FACE attended Brigham Young University and graduated with AOA and Sigma Xi honor societies from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA in 1989.  Dr. Stack was trained in Surgery for two years and then Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery for four years at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.  Dr. Stack completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction accredited by the Joint Council for Approval of Advanced training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in 1997 at the University of Washington, Seattle.  While in Seattle, Dr. Stack also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in molecular biology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle and served as an Instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine and on the medical staff of the Seattle VA Medical Center.


Currently, Dr. Stack is Professor of and Chairman of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL.  Dr. Stack has authored over 300 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, and internet articles.  Dr. Stack was co-editor of Medical and Surgical Treatment of Parathyroid Diseases - An evidence-based approach, Cham Switzerland:  Springer International Publishing 2016.  Dr. Stack was co-editor of Neck Dissection, Berlin, Germany:  Thieme, 2018.  He has presented at over 350 meetings regionally, nationally, and internationally.  He collaborates on grants from the NIH, NSF and other public and private organizations.  Dr. Stack has appeared on, or been cited by, local and national media numerous times.  He serves on the editorial boards of Head and Neck, Video Endocrinology, and the ENT journal.  Dr. Stack also reviews for several other journals.  Dr. Stack is listed in “Best Doctors” of America (since 2006), “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” (since 2004), “Guide to America’s Top Physicians” (since 2009), Castle and Connolly Top Doctors and Cancer Specialists (since 2014), and “Top Thyroid Doctors” (since 2004).

Education and Training

Eastern Virginia Medical School 1989

Board Certification

American Board of Otolaryngology

Provider Details

Male Spanish 26 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Parathyroid SurgeryThyroid SurgeryThyroid Cancer

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Professor and Chairman Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, SIU School of Medicine 2020 - Present


  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lymphoma
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Thyroiditis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy

Professional Memberships

  • American Thyroid Association  
  • American Head and Neck Society  
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  
  • American College of Surgeons  

Areas of research


Dr. Stack’s research interests include machine learning/artificial intelligence in healthcare informatics related to thyroid and parathyroid diseases and medical device development in the areas of radioguided surgery and free tissue transfer perfusion monitoring.  Dr. Stack’s clinical interests include endocrine surgery for the thyroid and parathyroid.


Prof. Brendan Curran Stack MD's Practice location

Department of Otolaryngology-HNS

720 N. Bond St. -
Springfield, IL 62702
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