Jon Stuart Hourigan, MD

Clinical interests

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

Jon Stuart Hourigan, MD


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.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Surgery


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

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

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

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Multidisciplinary Clinic

Markey Cancer Center
Whitney-Hendrickson Building
First Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0098

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Call 859-257-4488
Call 866-340-4488

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  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.
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  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.
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  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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