Henry K. Driscoll, MD

Section Chief, Endocrinology




Dr. Driscoll precepts fellow clinics for the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Massachusetts (Worcester, Mass.)
  • Residency: Brown University (Providence, R.I.)
  • Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center (Worcester, Mass.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Federation for Clinical/Medical Research
  • Member, American Diabetes Association, Professional Section
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Cabell County Medical Society, Board of Censors Committee
  • Member, Endocrine Society
  • Member, Immunology of Diabetes Society
  • Member, International Diabetes Federation
  • Member, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • Member, Norval Carter Memorial Medical Society
  • Member, Tri-State Diabetes Association
  • Member, West Virginia State Medical Association
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty certification in Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Certified: National Board of Medical Examiners

Khine LY, Kim DW, Olajide O, White C, Shweihat Y, Driscoll H. 2019. Methimazole-Induced Pleural Effusion in the Setting of Graves' Disease. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2019 8 31;2019:5748938.
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Fahrmann ER, Adkins L, Driscoll, HK. 2017. Does Strenuous Activity Affect the Impact of Nonsevere Hypoglycemia on Coronary Artery Calcification Diabetes 2017 June; 66(Suppl. 1):A118-9

July M, Faiz S, Yaqub A, Santhanam P, Douglas J, Stanek R, Gress T, Olajide O, Driscoll H, Santanam N. 2017. Role of adipokines and inflammatory markers in postmenopausal hypertension. Minerva Endocrinol. 2017 6 2.
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Santhanam P, Khthir R, Gress T, Elkadry A, Olajide O, Yaqub A, Driscoll H. 2016. Gene expression classifier for the diagnosis of indeterminate thyroid nodules: a meta-analysis. Med. Oncol. 2016 Feb;33(2):14.
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Santhanam P, Khthir R, Dial L, Driscoll HK, Gress TW. 2016. Femoral Neck Bone Mineral Density in Persons Over 50 Years Performing Shiftwork: An Epidemiological Study. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2016 Mar;58(3):e63-e65.
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Wang C, Blough E, Dai X, Olajide O, Driscoll H, Leidy JW, July M, Triest WE, Wu M. 2016. Protective Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles on MC3T3-E1 Osteoblastic Cells Exposed to X-Ray Irradiation. Cell. Physiol. Biochem. 2016 Apr;38(4):1510-9.
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Santhanam P, P Venkatraman, Driscoll HK. 2016. Diagnostic whole body scan (pre-therapy scan) in differentiated thyroid cancer: A single center community hospital experience. Indian J Cancer.
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Wang C, Blough ER, Olajide O, Driscoll H, Leidy J, July M, Triest WE, Claudio PP, and Wu M.. 2015. Protective effects of Cerium Nanoparticles on MC3T3-E1 Osteoblastic cells exposed to X-ray Irradiation 2016;38(4):1510-9
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Wang C, Blough ER, Arvapalli R, Driscoll H, Leidy JW, July M, Triest WE, and Wu M.. 2015. Protective Effects of CeO2 Nanoparticles on MC3T3-E1 Cells Exposed to X-ray Radiation

Fährmann ER, Adkins L, Loader CJ, Han H, Rice KM, Denvir J, Driscoll HK. 2015. Severe hypoglycemia and coronary artery calcification during the diabetes control and complications trial/epidemiology of diabetes interventions and complications (DCCT/EDIC) study. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 2015 Feb;107(2):280-9.
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Chandramahanti S, Driscoll H, Olajide A, Olajide O, Webb R, Santhanam P. 2015. Association between BMI and femoral neck bone mineral density in post-menopausal women: analysis of NHANES cross sectional data 2015;37:EP242

Fahrmann E, Adkins L, Driscoll HK. 2015. Mild hypoglycemia (MH) and coronary artery calcification (CAC) 2015; 64(suppl.1):A16

Fahrmann E, Adkins L, Driscoll HK. 2015. Mild hyperglycemia (MH) and coronary artery calcification (CAC) Diabetes 2015;64 (Suppl. 1):A16

Wang C, Wu M, Arvapalli R, Dai X, Mahmood M, Driscoll H, Rice KM, Blough E. 2014. Acetaminophen Attenuates Obesity-Related Renal Injury Through ER-Mediated Stress Mechanisms. Cell. Physiol. Biochem. 2014 Apr 11;33(4):1139-1148.
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Fahrmann E, Adkins L, Loader C, Rice K, Driscoll HK. 2014. Resting heart rate, heart rate, variability, and mild hypoglycemia during the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and follow-up study 2014; 63(Suppl. 1): A124

Santhanam P, Driscoll HK, Gress TW, Khthir R. 2014. Metabolic disease and shift work: is there an association? An analysis of NHANES data for 2007-2008. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Sep;71(9):661-2.
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Fahrmann E, Adkins L, Loader C, Rice K, Driscoll H. 2014. Mild Hypoglycemia, Heart Rate and Autonomic Nervous System in the Diabetes Control and Complication Trial (DCCT) and the Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Trial. 2014; 63(Suppl.1): A124

Santhanam P, Driscoll H. 2014. Comparison of Metabolic Parameters Between Obese Normotensive and Obese Hypertensive Individuals-A Study of the NHANES Cross-Sectional Data 2011-2012. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014 Apr 8.
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Mahmood M, Driscoll H. 2013. An Interesting case of Graves' disease in a patient following more than a decade of hypothyroidism. 2013: 178-179

Santhanam P, Gress T, Driscoll HK, Chertow BS, Elbash F. 2010. Higher recent A1C in diabetic patients with acute non-ST elevation myocardial infarction as compared to other critical illnesses. Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 2010 Oct;90(1):e7-8.
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Fährmann, ER, Adkins, LJ, and Driscoll, HK. . Severe hypoglycemia and clinical cardiovascular events in cohorts with no vs. early microvascular complications.

Khine, LY, Tun, MT, and Driscoll, HK. . Pruritis in acromegaly: coexistence of Graves’ disease.