Skip to main content
John R. Whitworth MD

John R. Whitworth MD

  • Consulting Physician, Gastroenterology
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center



MD – University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
Internship – University of Louisville, Kentucky
Residency – University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
Fellowship – University of Colorado School of Medicine, The Children’s Hospital, Denver, Colorado

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Selected Publications

Whitworth JR, Ivy DD, Gralla J, Narkewicz MR, Sokol RJ. “Pulmonary vascular complications in asymptomatic children with portal hypertension.” JPGN 2009 Nov (5):607-12.

John R Whitworth, Cara L Mack, Judith A O’Connor, Michael R Narkewicz, Sarah Mengshol, and Ronald J Sokol.  “Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failure Associated with Influenza A Infection in Children.” JPGN 2006 Oct;43(4):536-8.

Adria A. Condino, D. Dunbar Ivy, Judith A. O’Connor, Michael R. Narkewicz, Sarah Mengshol, John R. Whitworth, Lori Claussen, and Ronald J. Sokol. “Portopulmonary Hypertension in Pediatric Patients.” J Pediatr. 2005; 147:20-6

John R Whitworth and Ronald Sokol. Editorial. “Hepato-Portopulmonary Disorders -- Not Just in Adults!” Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition October 2005. 41:393–395.

Last update: March 2018