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Mark R. Corkins, MD

Mark R. Corkins, MD

  • Consulting Physician, Gastroenterology
  • Chair in Gastroenterology
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center/Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital



MD – University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
Residency – University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
Fellowship – University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Selected Publications

Carter BA, Cohran VC, Cole CR, Corkins MR, Dimmitt RA, Duggan C, Hill S, Horslen S, Lim JD, Mercer DF, Merritt RJ, Nichol PF, Sigurdsson L, Teitelbaum DH, Thompson J, Vanderpool C, Vaughan JF, Li B, Youssef NN, Venick RS, Kocoshis  SA.   Outcomes From a 12-Week, Open-Label, Multicenter Clinical Trial of Teduglutide in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome.  J Pediatr. 2017 Feb;181:102-111.

Abdelhadi R, Bouma S, Bairdain S, Wolff J, Legro A, Guenter P, Resnick H, Slaughter-Acey J, Corkins M.   Characteristics of Hospitalized Children with a Diagnosis of Malnutrition: United States, 2010.  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 July; 40(5): 623-35.

Patel V, Romano M, Corkins MR, DiMaria-Ghalili RA, Earthman C, Malone A, Miller S, Sabino K, Wooley J, Guenter P. and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  Nutrition Screening and Assessment in Hospitalized Patients: a Survey of Current Practice in the United States.  Nutr Clin Pract.2014 August; 29(4):483-90.

Corkins MR, Guenter P, DiMaria-Ghalili  RA, Jensen GL, Malone A, Miller S, Patel V, Plogsted S, Resnick H, and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Malnutrition Diagnoses in Hospitalized Patients: United States, 2010.  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Feb;38(2):186-95. doi: 10.1177/0148607113512154. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Lewis KA, Engle W, Hainline BE, Johnson N, Corkins MR, Eugster EA. Neonatal Graves disease associated with severe metabolic abnormalities.  Pediatrics. 2011 Jul;128(1):e232-6. Epub 2011 Jun 6.Corkins MR, Martin VA, Szeszycki EE. Copper levels in cholestatic infants on parenteral nutrition.  J Parenteral Enteral Nutr. 2013 Jan; 37(1):92-96.

Subbarao G, Rosenman MB, Ohnuki L, Georgelas A, Davis M, Fitzgerald JF, Molleston JP, Croffie JM, Pfefferkorn MD, Corkins MR, Lim JR, Steiner SJ, Schaefer E, Gleich GJ, Gupta SK.  Exploring potential non-invasive biomarkers in eosinophilic esophagitis:  A longitudinal study in children.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec;53(6):651-8

Corkins MR, Applegate KE, West K.  A Congential Liver Mass. Pediatric Oncall. [serial online] 2010 [cited 2010 May 1]; Vol 7, Issue 5, Art# 27.  Available from:

Corkins MR, Fitzgerald JF, Gupta, SK.  Feeding after Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) in Children: Early Feeding Trial.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr.  2010;50(6):625-27.

Steiner SJ, Kleiman MB, Corkins MR, Christenson JC, Wheat LJ: Ileocecal histoplasmosis simulating Crohn disease in a patient with hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009;28:744-6.

Schaefer ET, Fitzgerald JF, Molleston JP, Croffie JM, Pfefferkorn MD, Corkins MR, Lim JD, Steiner SJ, Gupta SK:  Comparison of prednisone and fluticasone in the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis:  A randomized trial in children.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;6:165-73.

Last update: March 2018