Dr. Kurt J Griffin MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Kurt Griffin is a pediatric endocrinologist in Tucson, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including TMC Healthcare and University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. He is one of 3 doctors at TMC Healthcare and one of 2 at University of Arizona Medical Center - South Campus who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2001 - 2004

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Cyclical Cushing syndrome presenting in infancy: an early form of primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease, or a new entity?
Gunther, D. F., Bourdeau, I., Matyakhina, L., Cassarino, D., Kleiner, D. E., Griffin, K., Courkoutsakis, N., Abu-Asab, M., Tsokos, M., Keil, M., Carney, J. A., Stratakis, C. A.

Safety of medications and hormones used in pediatric endocrinology: adrenal.
Frank, G. R., Speiser, P. W., Griffin, K. J., Stratakis, C. A.

Mouse Prkar1a haploinsufficiency leads to an increase in tumors in the Trp53+/- or Rb1+/- backgrounds and chemically induced skin papillomas by dysregulation of the cell cycle and Wnt signaling.
Almeida, M. Q., Muchow, M., Boikos, S., Bauer, A. J., Griffin, K. J., Tsang, K. M., Cheadle, C., Watkins, T., Wen, F., Starost, M. F., Bossis, I., Nesterova, M., Stratakis, C. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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