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Practice areas

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer Team

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Surgery

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

Degree

East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City

Residency

University of Tennessee, College of Medicine - Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Fellowship

Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Additional information

Profile

My name is Jon Stuart Hourigan; I received my medical degree from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City. I then completed a fellowship at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Research/Publications

  1. Mustain WC, Davenport DL, Parcells JP, Vargas HD, Hourigan JS. Abdominal versus perineal approach for treatment of rectal prolapse: comparable safety in a propensity-matched cohort. Am Surg. 2013 Jul;79(7):686-92.
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  2. Mustain WC, Davenport DL, Hourigan JS, Vargas HD. Obesity and laparoscopic colectomy: outcomes from the ACS-NSQIP database. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Apr; 55(4):429-35. PMID: 22426267.
    View in: PubMed
  3. Hourigan JS. Impact of obesity on surgical site infection in colon and rectal surgery. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2011 Dec; 24(4):283-90. PMID: 23204944.
    View in: PubMed
  4. Stults DM, Killen MW, Williamson EP, Hourigan JS, Vargas HD, Arnold SM, Moscow JA, Pierce AJ. Human rRNA gene clusters are recombinational hotspots in cancer. Cancer Res. 2009 Dec 1; 69(23):9096-104. PMID: 19920195.
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  5. Hourigan JS. My surgical mentor. Curr Surg. 2006 Jan-Feb; 63(1):64-5. PMID: 16373164.
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  6. Hourigan JS, Carr MG, Burton EM, Ledbetter JC. Congenital bronchobiliary fistula: MRI appearance. Pediatr Radiol. 2004 Apr; 34(4):348-50. PMID: 14605784.
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