Henry Rohrs, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology and Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program

Phone: 352-265-7337
Fax: 352-627-4415

Office: Children’s Medical Services Building
1699 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32608

Email: rohrshj@peds.ufl.edu

Education

  • University of Florida                      BS                         1996-1999
  • University of Miami                       MD                         1999-2003
  • University of Florida                 Internship                    2003-2004
  • University of Florida                 Residency                   2004-2006
  • University of Florida                 Fellowship                   2006-2009
  • University of Florida    Clinical Assistant Professor     2009-2016
  • University of Florida    Clinical Associate Professor     2016

Professional Biography

Dr. Henry (Hank) Rohrs is a vital part of the UF Diabetes Center of Excellence’s search to “Find the Cure” and is a member of the Pediatric Endocrinology Division here at the University of Florida. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program.

Expertise

  • Adrenal disease
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pituitary disease
  • calcium and bone disorders

 

Recent Publications

  • Walker AF, Hall JM, Shenkman EA, Gurka MJ, Morris HL, Haller MJ, Rohrs HJ, Salazar KR, Shatz DA. Geographic access to endocrinologists for Florida’s publicly insured children with diabetes. Am J Manag Care. 2018 Mar;24(4 Spec No.):SP106-SP109. No abstract available.
  • Walker A, Schatz D, Johnson C, Silverstein J, Lyles S, Rohrs HJ. Type 1 diabetes through two lenses: comparing adolescent and parental perspectives with photovoice.

    Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2016;2016:2. doi: 10.1186/s13633-016-0020-z. Epub 2016 Jan 20.

  • Walker AF, Johnson C, Schatz DA, Silverstein JH, Lyles S, Rohrs HJ. Using photography as a method to explore adolescent challenges and resilience in type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Spectr. 2015 May;28(2):92-8. doi: 10.2337/diaspect.28.2.92.
  • Walker AF, Schatz DA, Johnson C, Silverstein JH, Rohrs HJ. Disparities in social support systems for youths with type 1 diabetes. Clin Diabetes. 2015 Apr;33(2):62-9. doi: 10.2337/diaclin.33.2.62. Erratum in: Clin Diabetes. 2015 Jul;33(3):159.
  • Walker AF, Johnson C, Schatz DA, Silverstein JH, Rohrs HJ. Puppy Love, Adolescence, and Chronic Illness: The Importance of Pets for Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. J Patient Exp. 2015 May;2(1):21-24. doi: 10.1177/237437431500200105. Epub 2015 May 1.

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Honors and Awards

2017               University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award

2017               Customer Service is Key Award – Customer Service is Key Physician Recognition Program

2017               Outstanding Division in Pediatrics – Pediatric Endocrinology

2016               University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award- Five Year Award

2016               Golden Apple Award in Clinical Sciences – Department of Pediatrics