Craig Kitchens

Craig Kitchens, M.D.

NLE

Department: MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-7832
Business Email: craig44@ufl.edu

About Craig Kitchens

Dr. Kitchens has spent his educational and professional life in Gainesville, FL.  He joined the College of Medicine faculty in 1975 and currently is a Professor of Medicine.  His outside interests include enjoying time on our many area springs and rivers as well as raising a small herd of black angus cattle with his physician wife.  He has expertise in teaching and particularly enjoys referral of complicated hematology cases from other physicians.  From 2002-2006, he served as Governor of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians representing the interests of Florida’s 15,000 internal medicine doctors.

 

Publications

2018
Variants in chondroitin sulfate metabolism genes in thrombotic storm.
Thrombosis research. 161:43-51 [DOI] 10.1016/j.thromres.2017.11.016. [PMID] 29178990.
2015
How I treat catastrophic thrombotic syndromes.
Blood. 126(11):1285-93 [DOI] 10.1182/blood-2014-09-551978. [PMID] 26179082.
2015
Surgery and hemostasis.
Current opinion in hematology. 22(5):420-7 [DOI] 10.1097/MOH.0000000000000172. [PMID] 26248002.
2012
Clinical causes and treatment of the thrombotic storm.
Expert review of hematology. 5(6):653-9 [DOI] 10.1586/ehm.12.56. [PMID] 23216595.
2012
Dapsone-associated methemoglobinemia in a patient with slow NAT2*5B haplotype and impaired cytochrome b5 reductase activity.
Journal of clinical pharmacology. 52(2):272-8 [DOI] 10.1177/0091270010393343. [PMID] 21422237.
2011
How I treat superficial venous thrombosis.
Blood. 117(1):39-44 [DOI] 10.1182/blood-2010-05-286690. [PMID] 20980677.
2011
Thrombotic storm revisited: preliminary diagnostic criteria suggested by the thrombotic storm study group.
The American journal of medicine. 124(4):290-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.10.018. [PMID] 21435416.
2009
Successful thrombolytic therapy for acute kidney injury secondary to thrombosis of suprarenal inferior vena cava filter.
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis. 28(4):500-5 [DOI] 10.1007/s11239-009-0359-6. [PMID] 19521667.
2009
Thrombocytopenia and thrombosis in disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program. 240-6 [DOI] 10.1182/asheducation-2009.1.240. [PMID] 20008204.
2008
Fatality in a case of envenomation by Crotalus adamanteus initially successfully treated with polyvalent ovine antivenom followed by recurrence of defibrinogenation syndrome.
Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology. 4(3):180-3 [PMID] 18821492.
2007
Chronic oral anticoagulant therapy for extrahepatic visceral thrombosis is safe.
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis. 23(3):223-8 [PMID] 17221331.
2005
A feasibility study of continuing dose-reduced warfarin for invasive procedures in patients with high thromboembolic risk.
Chest. 127(3):922-7 [PMID] 15764777.
2005
Disseminated intravascular coagulation: treat the cause, not the lab values.
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 72(5):377-8, 383 [PMID] 15929452.
2005
Regarding the Lakkireddy et al article on death certificate completion.
The American journal of medicine. 118(5) [PMID] 15866264.
2005
To bleed or not to bleed? Is that the question for the PTT?
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH. 3(12):2607-11 [PMID] 16150051.
2005
To think out of the box, one must first get out of the test tube.
Thrombosis and haemostasis. 94(5):899-900 [PMID] 16363228.
2004
Thrombocytopenia due to acute venous thromboembolism and its role in expanding the differential diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
American journal of hematology. 76(1):69-73 [PMID] 15114601.
2002
Pulmonary Munchausen syndrome.
Chest. 121(5):1392-3 [PMID] 12006417.
2002
The contact system.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 126(11):1382-6 [PMID] 12421145.
2001
Autoantibody formation in the alloimmunized red blood cell recipient: clinical and laboratory implications.
Archives of internal medicine. 161(2):285-90 [PMID] 11176745.
2001
From ETOH to FAB: the medicalization of therapy for pit viper envenomation.
Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association. 112:117-35 [PMID] 11413771.
2001
Successful use of argatroban as an anticoagulant in burn-related severe acquired antithrombin III deficiency after heparin failure.
Thrombosis and haemostasis. 86(6):1596-7 [PMID] 11776342.
1999
A stuck pig–even on warfarin–doesn’t always bleed.
Chest. 115(6):1492-3 [PMID] 10378538.
1998
Thrombotic storm: when thrombosis begets thrombosis.
The American journal of medicine. 104(4):381-5 [PMID] 9576413.
1997
Affinity-purified, mixed monospecific crotalid antivenom ovine Fab for the treatment of crotalid venom poisoning.
Annals of emergency medicine. 30(1):33-9 [PMID] 9209222.
1997
Canebrake rattlesnake envenomation.
Annals of emergency medicine. 30(1):45-8 [PMID] 9209224.
1996
Treatment of pit viper envenomation.
The Journal of the Florida Medical Association. 83(3):174-7 [PMID] 8920047.
1995
Disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Current opinion in hematology. 2(5):402-6 [PMID] 9372026.
1994
Case report: fatal Staphylococcus aureus sepsis from single-donor platelet transfusion.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 307(5):340-1 [PMID] 8172226.
1994
Preoperative PTs, PTTs, cost-effectiveness, and health care reform. Radical changes that make good sense.
Chest. 106(3):661-2 [PMID] 8082332.
1994
Zinc-induced sideroblastic anemia: report of a case, review of the literature, and description of the hematologic syndrome.
American journal of hematology. 46(2):147-50 [PMID] 8172183.
1993
Are transfusions overrated? Surgical outcome of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The American journal of medicine. 94(2):117-9 [PMID] 8430707.
1992
Approach to the bleeding patient.
Hematology/oncology clinics of North America. 6(5):983-9 [PMID] 1400082.
1992
Changes in coagulation and anticoagulation in women taking low-dose triphasic oral contraceptives: a controlled comparative 12-month clinical trial.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 167(5):1255-61 [PMID] 1442974.
1992
Evolution of our understanding of the pathophysiology of primary mesenteric venous thrombosis.
American journal of surgery. 163(3):346-8 [PMID] 1539772.
1992
Hemostatic aspects of envenomation by North American snakes.
Hematology/oncology clinics of North America. 6(5):1189-95 [PMID] 1400081.
1991
Factor XI: a review of its biochemistry and deficiency.
Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis. 17(1):55-72 [PMID] 2047881.
1991
Small bowel hematoma in a hemophiliac as a cause of pseudoappendicitis: diagnosis by CT imaging.
American journal of hematology. 38(2):138-9 [PMID] 1951304.
1989
Acquired functional protein S deficiency, cerebral venous thrombosis, and coumarin skin necrosis in association with antiphospholipid syndrome: report of two cases.
The American journal of medicine. 87(2):207-10 [PMID] 2527005.
1988
Prolonged activated partial thromboplastin time of unknown etiology: a prospective study of 100 consecutive cases referred for consultation.
American journal of hematology. 27(1):38-45 [PMID] 3128104.
1987
A unique 7p/12q chromosomal abnormality associated with recurrent abortion and hypofibrinogenemia.
Blood. 70(4):921-5 [PMID] 3651610.
1987
Acquired hemophilia. A natural history study of 16 patients with factor VIII inhibitors receiving little or no therapy.
Archives of internal medicine. 147(6):1077-81 [PMID] 3109341.
1987
Clinical efficacy of desmopressin acetate for hemostatic control in patients with primary platelet disorders undergoing surgery.
American journal of hematology. 24(2):215-9 [PMID] 3101493.
1987
Discordance in a pair of identical twin carriers of factor IX deficiency.
American journal of hematology. 24(2):225-8 [PMID] 3468802.
1987
Envenomation by the Eastern coral snake (Micrurus fulvius fulvius). A study of 39 victims.
JAMA. 258(12):1615-8 [PMID] 3625968.
1987
Magnetic resonance imaging in hemophilic arthropathy of the knee.
Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987). 28(5):621-5 [PMID] 2960359.
1987
Metabolic and hormonal effects of 25-mg and 50-mg 17 beta-estradiol implants in surgically menopausal women.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 70(5):749-54 [PMID] 3658285.
1987
Pharmacology of platelet-inhibitory drugs, anticoagulants, and thrombolytic agents.
Cardiovascular clinics. 18(1):163-79 [PMID] 3111692.
1987
Physiology of hemostasis and its relationship to cardiovascular disease.
Cardiovascular clinics. 18(1):3-12 [PMID] 3300985.
1987
Severe myonecrosis in a fatal case of envenomation by the canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus).
Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology. 25(4):455-8 [PMID] 3617084.
1987
The effect of low-dose oral contraceptives on cardiorespiratory function, coagulation, and lipids in exercising young women: a preliminary report.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 156(3):591-8 [PMID] 3826206.
1986
Hemophiliacs in the Armed Forces.
Military medicine. 151(1):21-4 [PMID] 3080701.
1986
Human thrombocytopenia is associated with structural abnormalities of the endothelium that are ameliorated by glucocorticosteroid administration.
Blood. 67(1):203-6 [PMID] 3940548.
1986
Surgery in hemophilia and related disorders. A prospective study of 100 consecutive procedures.
Medicine. 65(1):34-45 [PMID] 3941606.
1985
A comparison between two commercially available activators for determining the partial thromboplastin time.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 109(3):243-6 [PMID] 2983635.
1985
Concept of hypercoagulability: a review of its development, clinical application, and recent progress.
Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis. 11(3):293-315 [PMID] 3901260.
1985
Natural history of low white counts and platelets.
Medical Section proceedings : the … annual Meeting of the Medical Section of the American Council of Life Insurance. American Council of Life Insurance. Medical Section. Meeting. 57-62 [PMID] 3836411.
1985
Pseudocarcinoma: a major pitfall in the practice of hematology/oncology.
The Journal of the Florida Medical Association. 72(3):176-9 [PMID] 4078554.
1985
Recurring thromboembolic disease and pulmonary hypertension associated with severe hypoplasminogenemia.
American journal of hematology. 19(2):181-93 [PMID] 4003389.
1985
The effects of low-dose oral contraceptives on coagulation and fibrinolysis in two high-risk populations: young female smokers and older premenopausal women.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 152(8):995-1000 [PMID] 4025463.
1984
Coagulation and fibrinolysis in estrogen-treated surgically menopausal women.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 63(5):621-5 [PMID] 6326012.
1984
Formation of a statewide referral system for hemophiliacs: the Hemophilia Association of Florida.
The Journal of the Florida Medical Association. 71(1):31-3 [PMID] 6693853.
1984
Intravenous immunoglobulin administration in the treatment of severe chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
The American journal of medicine. 76(3A):181-6 [PMID] 6424448.
1984
Microvascular alterations in thrombin-induced experimental disseminated intravascular coagulation in the dog.
Angiology. 35(5):261-8 [PMID] 6721249.
1984
Spontaneous disappearance of an IgA anti-factor IX inhibitor in a child with Christmas disease.
American journal of hematology. 17(3):321-5 [PMID] 6475941.
1984
Spontaneous intra-abdominal hemorrhage in hemophilia.
Archives of internal medicine. 144(2):297-300 [PMID] 6696565.
1984
The purpuric disorders.
Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis. 10(3):173-89 [PMID] 6382614.
1983
Combination estrogen and progestogen replacement therapy does not adversely affect coagulation.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 62(5):596-600 [PMID] 6621949.
1983
High-dose intravenous immunoglobulin therapy in patients with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
JAMA. 249(13):1748-50 [PMID] 6402619.
1983
Mechanism of defibrination in humans after envenomation by the Eastern diamondback rattlesnake.
American journal of hematology. 14(4):345-53 [PMID] 6859033.
1983
Partial deficiency of coagulation factor XI as a newly recognized feature of Noonan syndrome.
The Journal of pediatrics. 102(2):224-7 [PMID] 6822926.
1983
Pseudo-prolongation of the partial thromboplastin time.
American journal of clinical pathology. 80(5):750-2 [PMID] 6637887.
1982
Computed tomography in two cases of hemophilic pseudotumors.
American journal of hematology. 12(3):277-80 [PMID] 7200724.
1982
Hematuria unrelated to hemophilia in a hemophiliac.
Southern medical journal. 75(7):873-4 [PMID] 7089660.
1982
Prospective hemostatic studies in a patient having paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, pregnancy, and cerebral venous thrombosis.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 142(5):591-3 [PMID] 7058863.
1982
Studies of a patient with recurring thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
American journal of hematology. 13(3):259-67 [PMID] 6891177.
1981
“Human Experimentation Committee vs. Edward Jenner”.
The Journal of the Florida Medical Association. 68(5):346-8 [PMID] 7264589.
1981
Iron studies in hemophilia.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 105(12):655-8 [PMID] 6895454.
1981
Low-dose oral contraceptive usage and coagulation.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 141(1):71-5 [PMID] 6168202.
1981
Menopausal status associated with increased inhibition of blood coagulation.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 141(2):149-52 [PMID] 6974498.
1981
Prothrombin Gainesville. A dysprothrombinemia in a pair of identical twins.
American journal of hematology. 11(3):223-31 [PMID] 7198379.
1980
Aeromonas hydrophila bacteremia in ambulatory immunocompromised hosts.
The American journal of medicine. 68(2):238-42 [PMID] 7188831.
1980
Defibrination syndrome following bites by the Eastern diamondback rattlesnake.
The Journal of the Florida Medical Association. 67(1):21-7 [PMID] 7351526.
1980
Reversal of microvascular abnormalities in a successfully treated case of leukocytoclastic vasculitis.
The Johns Hopkins medical journal. 147(3):97-101 [PMID] 7412072.
1977
Retropharyngeal hematoma in a hemophiliac.
Southern medical journal. 70(12):1421-2 [PMID] 304248.
1976
Chronic painless hematuria and urethral bleeding as the presenting manifestations of Osler-Weber-Rendu disease.
The Journal of urology. 116(5):681-2 [PMID] 1086371.
1976
Hemorrhagic diathesis in a carrier of hemophilia B.
The American journal of medicine. 60(1):138-43 [PMID] 1082713.
1976
Phenacetin-induced sulfhemoglobinemia: report of a case and review of the literature.
The Johns Hopkins medical journal. 139(4):175-7 [PMID] 978859.
1975
Ultrastructural changes of endothelium associated with thrombocytopenia.
Blood. 46(4):567-78 [PMID] 1174690.
1968
Human platelet respiration.
Journal of applied physiology. 25(5):581-5 [PMID] 4972032.

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DIVISION OF HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
DIVISION OF HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001