Kathryn M. Thrailkill, MD

Practice areas

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Practice areas

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Clinical interests

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Kathryn M. Thrailkill, MD


My name is Kathryn M. Thrailkill, I received my medical degree from The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus. I completed a residency and fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Endocrinology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics


The Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Pediatric Endocrinology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Kentucky Clinic
Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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  1. Thrailkill KM, Clay Bunn R, Nyman JS, Rettiganti MR, Cockrell GE, Wahl EC, Uppuganti S, Lumpkin CK, Fowlkes JL.
    SGLT2 inhibitor therapy improves blood glucose but does not prevent diabetic bone disease in diabetic DBA/2J male mice.
    Bone. 2016 Jan;82:101-7.
  2. Thrailkill KM, Fowlkes JL, Hyde JF, Litton JC.
    The effects of co-therapy with recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I and insulin on serum leptin levels in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
    Pediatr Diabetes. 2001 Mar;2(1):25-9.
  3. Thrailkill KM.
    Insulin-like growth factor-I in diabetes mellitus: its physiology, metabolic effects, and potential clinical utility.
    Diabetes Technol Ther. 2000;2(1):69-80.
  4. Fowlkes JL, Serra DM, Nagase H, Thrailkill KM.
    MMPs are IGFBP-degrading proteinases: implications for cell proliferation and tissue growth.
    Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1999 Jun 30;878:696-9.