Jon Hourigan, MD

Bio / Education: 

Medical School
East Tennessee State University

Residency
University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Fellowship
Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency Program
Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Board Certification
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Eligible)

Surgical Interests
Colorectal cancer
Common anorectal disease – hemorrhoids
Crohn's Disease
Fecal incontinence
Fissures
Fistulas
J pouch surgery
Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Rectal prolapse
Sphincter-preserving surgery
Ulcerative colitis

PubMed Publications: 

  • Mustain, W.C.;Davenport, D.L.;Parcells, J.P.;Vargas, H.D.;Hourigan, J.S. "Abdominal versus perineal approach for treatment of rectal prolapse: comparable safety in a propensity-matched cohort." The American surgeon 79, 7 (2013): 686-92. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Mustain, W.C.;Davenport, D.L.;Hourigan, J.S.;Vargas, H.D. "Obesity and laparoscopic colectomy: outcomes from the ACS-NSQIP database." Diseases of the colon and rectum 55, 4 (2012): 429-35. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Hourigan, J.S. "Impact of obesity on surgical site infection in colon and rectal surgery." Clinics in colon and rectal surgery 24, 4 (2011): 283-90. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
  • Stults, D.M.;Killen, M.W.;Williamson, E.P.;Hourigan, J.S.;Vargas, H.D.;Arnold, S.M.;Moscow, J.A.;Pierce, A.J. "Human rRNA gene clusters are recombinational hotspots in cancer." Cancer research 69, 23 (2009): 9096-104. [PubMed Link] | [ Full text ]
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