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Katherine Lord, MD
Katherine Lord
Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Lord's research focuses on congenital hyperinsulinism, a rare disorder resulting in severe hypoglycemia at birth.



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Education and Training

BA, Northwestern University (History), 2000

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine, 2007

Residency, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (Pediatrics)

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Endocrinology)

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Medical Director of the Inpatient Endocrinology Service

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Publication Highlights

Sheppard SE, Barrett B, Muraresku C, McKnight H, De Leon D, Lord K, Ganetzky R. Heterozygous recurrent HNF4A variant p.Arg85Trp causes Fanconi renotubular syndrome 4 with maturity onset diabetes of the young, an autosomal dominant phenocopy of Fanconi Bickel syndrome with colobomas. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Feb; 185(2): 566-570. PubMed PMID: 33251707
Kaushal T, Lord K, Olsen R, Mehta S, Clark S, Laskin B, Traynor D, Taylor A, Shaw K, Srinivasan V. Improving Disposition Decision-Making for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Quality Improvement Study. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020 Feb; 5(2): e260. PubMed PMID: 32426627
Sheppard SE, Lalonde E, Adzick NS, Beck AE, Bhatti T, De Leon DD, Duffy KA, Ganguly A, Hathaway E, Ji J, Linn R, Lord K, Randolph LM, Sajorda B, States L, Conlin LK, Kalish JM. Androgenetic chimerism as an etiology for Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome: diagnosis and management. Genet Med. 2019 Nov; 21(11): 2644-2649. PubMed: 31147633