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Texas Medical Center

Diabetes and Endocrinology
Phone: 832-822-3670
Fax: 832-825-9069


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Shannon French, MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Assistant Professor, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Endocrinology 2006
Phoenix Children's Hospital Residency Pediatrics 2003
Texas A&M University College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2000


My clinical interests include Type 1 Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes, and Turner Syndrome.  My fellowship research focused on insulin resistance in children with cystic fibrosis prior to the development of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes and the role of circulating cytokines in this process.


Organization Name Role
Endocrine Society Member
Harris County Medical Society Member
Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society Member

Selected Publications

Axelrad ME, Berg JS, Coker LA, Dietrich J, Adcock L, French SL, Gunn S, Ligon BL, McCullough LB, Sutton VR, Karaviti LP. The gender medicine team: It takes a village. Advances in Pediatrics 56:145-164, 2009.



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