Leigh M. Eck, M.D.

Associate Professor
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Department of of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Metabolism & Genetics Division

M.D., University of Kansas, 2002
Residency, University of Kansas, 2002-2005
Fellowship, University of Kansas, 2006-2008


Clinical Interests

  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Adrenal Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Type 2
  • Osteoporosis
  • Bone Disease

Research Interests

  • Vitamin D

  • Pre-menopausal bone health

Selected Publications

Eck L, Jachna CM.  A Gastrointestinal Link to Osteoporotic Fractures.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 18(s1), April 2003.

Eck LM, Graves L, Lukert BP, Bhattacharya RK.  Sclerotic Bone Changes Found on Densitometry Testing in a Patient with a Remote History of Breast Cancer.  Endocrine Practice 2008;14(1):125-6.

Hussain H, Eck LM.  hCG Induced Hyperthyroidism Due to a Metastatic Germ Cell Tumor.  Kansas Journal of Medicine 2012; 5(2):58-61.

Vaishnav N, Eck LM.  Hypertension and Hypokalemia:  A Missed Diagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism.  Endocrine Reviews 2011; 32:P2-648.

Johnson A, Eck LM.  Hydroxychloroquine-Associated Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia.  Endocrine Reviews 2011; 32:P3-471.

Oertel M, Rose C, Eck LM.  Bisphosphonate-Associated Atypical Hip Fracture with Prodromal Symptomatology.  Endocr Rev 2012, Vol. 33 (03_MeetingAbstracts): SAT-370.

Rose C, Eck LM.  Ectopic Cushing Syndrome:  A Difficult Diagnosis.  Endocr Rev 2012, Vol. 33 (03_MeetingAbstracts): SAT-464.

Last modified: Jun 29, 2017

Contact

Leigh M. Eck, M.D.
Associate Professor
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, University of Kansas School of Medicine

leck2@kumc.edu

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