Dennis G. Karounos, MD

Clinical interests

  • Autoimmune Endocrine Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Nutrition

Dennis G. Karounos, MD


My name is Dennis Karounos; I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I completed a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Medicine


University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism 


Medicine Specialties

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Dombrowski NC, Karounos DG.
    Pathophysiology and management strategies for hyperglycemia for patients with acute illness during and following a hospital stay.
    Metabolism. 2013 Mar;62(3):326-36.
  2. Khalaf MW, Khader R, Cobetto G, Yepes JF, Karounos DG, Miller CS.
    Risk of adrenal crisis in dental patients: results of a systematic search of the literature.
    J Am Dent Assoc. 2013 Feb;144(2):152-60.
  3. Wang S, Randall DC, Knapp CF, Patwardhan AR, Nelson KR, Karounos DG, Evans JM.
    Blood pressure regulation in diabetic patients with and without peripheral neuropathy.
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2012 Mar 1;302(5):R541-50.
  4. Randall DC, Speakman RO, Silcox DL, Brown LV, Brown DR, Gong MC, Patwardhan A, Reynolds LR, Karounos DG, Burgess DE, Anigbogu CN.
    Longitudinal analysis of arterial blood pressure and heart rate response to acute behavioral stress in rats with type 1 diabetes mellitus and in age-matched controls.
    Front Physiol. 2011;2:53.
  5. Reynolds LR, Kingsley FJ, Karounos DG, Tannock LR.
    Differential effects of rosiglitazone and insulin glargine on inflammatory markers, glycemic control, and lipids in type 2 diabetes.
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Aug;77(2):180-7.

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