Mr. James Richard Kerrigan M.D.
Endocronologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Endocrinology2100 Clinch Avenue Suite 140 Knoxville TN, 37916
Dr. James Kerrigan is a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Kerrigan specializes in growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to hormones that produce certain conditions in children and growing young adults. Pediatric endocrinologists possess copious knowledge on hormone chemicals and how they can affect other parts of the body and their functions.
Education and Training
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine 1984
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in adolescents.
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus: issues for the medical care of pediatric and adult patients.
- Persistent short stature, other potential outcomes, and the effect of growth hormone treatment in children who are born small for gestational age.
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in youth.
- Puberty: timing is everything.
- The multiple indications for growth hormone treatment of pediatric patients.
- Human surrogates for injury biomechanics research.
- Alterations in the pulsatile properties of circulating growth hormone concentrations during puberty in boys.
- Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) pulse pattern regulates GnRH receptor gene expression: augmentation by estradiol.
- Estrogen receptor blockade with tamoxifen diminishes growth hormone secretion in boys: evidence for a stimulatory role of endogenous estrogens during male adolescence.
- Characterization of pulsatile secretion and clearance of plasma cortisol in premature and term neonates using deconvolution analysis.
- Androgen receptor blockade with flutamide enhances growth hormone secretion in late pubertal males: evidence for independent actions of estrogen and androgen.
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- What Is Pituitary Dwarfism?
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