Jacob T. Kilgore, MD, MPH, FAAP

Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests

  • Infectious Disease - Pediatric



Dr. Kilgore is a proud native of Kenova, West Virginia, and son of Spring Valley High School and Marshall University. After completing a pediatric infectious diseases fellowship and quality and safety chief residency at Duke University, he is excited to return to his alma mater to serve the greater Huntington/Tri-State community. His research interests focus on both inpatient and outpatient antimicrobial stewardship as well as quality improvement and patient safety.

Education & Training

  • Graduate: University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Duke University Health System - Quality & Safety (Durham, N.C.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Duke University Health System - Infectious Diseases (Durham, N.C.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Member, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of American (IDSA)
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research (SPR)


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

CHH Pediatrics

1115 20th Street
Suite 105
Huntington, WV 25705
Phone: 304.399.4141

Marshall Pediatrics

1600 Medical Center Drive
3rd Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1300

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Liaqat A, Lanata MM, Waldeck JM, Kilgore J. 2023. Atypical Etiology of Fever Without a Source in a Pediatric Patient. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2023 9 14;99228231200402.
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Lauffer A, Lanata MM, Giovannone F, Flesher S, Kilgore JT. 2023. Bilious Worm Emesis Secondary to Intestinal Helminthic Infection. J Pediatr. 2023 7 1;113587.
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Daccache A, Waldeck K, Kilgore JT, Lanata M, Wittler RR, Agasthya N. 2023. Human Parechovirus Associated Critical Illness in Neonates and Infants: Case Series and Review of Literature. Kans J Med. 2023 11 30;16:289-293.
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Kilgore J, Pelletier J, Becken B, Kenny S, Das S, Parnell L. 2021. Miliary tuberculosis in a paediatric patient with psoriasis. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 5 15;14(3).
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Kilgore JT, Lanata MM, Willis JM, McCarthy MJ, Becker JB, Evans JE, Smith MJ.. 2021. Utilization of West Virginia Pediatric Medicaid Claims Data to Guide Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions 2021 Dec 23;piab125
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Thomas SJ, Kilgore JT, Becken BA, Cunningham CK, Thompson AB. 2020. Raltegravir-associated Drug-Reaction With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient Without Characteristic Human Leukocyte Antigen B*57:01 or B*53:01 alleles. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 8 9;10(3):363-366.
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Becken B, Kilgore J, Thompson E, Moody MA. 2019. Right-sided endocarditis from Staphylococcus lugdunensis in a patient with tetralogy of Fallot. Infect Dis Rep. 2019 3 28;11(1):7872.
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Kilgore JT, Smith MJ. 2019. Outpatient Pediatric Antibiotic Use: a Systematic Review. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2019 3 22;21(4):14.
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Kilgore JT, Becken B, Varga MG, Parikh S, Prasad V, Lugo D, Chang YC. 2019. Use of Letermovir for Salvage Therapy for Resistant Cytomegalovirus in a Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipient. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 7 31;9(4):486-489.
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