Jacob T. Kilgore, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests

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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.)
  • Fellowship: Duke University Health System - Infectious Diseases (Durham, N.C.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics

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
Toll-Free Phone: 877-691-1600

Map & Directions

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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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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