Gerald R. Jerkins, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatric Urology

Dr. Jerkins is a graduate of The University of Tennessee Memphis, College of Medicine. After General Surgical training at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, he returned and completed his urologic residency at The University of Tennessee, Memphis. Dr. Jerkins received additional training in Pediatric Urology at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool England with Dr. Herbie Johnston. Dr. Jerkins has practiced Pediatric Urology for 21 years in Memphis and is an Associate Professor of Urology with The University of Tennessee, Memphis Department of Urology. On two occasions he served as the Chief of Surgery and is presently the Chief of Staff Elect at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. He is a consultant urologist to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

In 1996, Dr. Jerkins was selected as a visiting professor to Kieve, Ukraine as a part of the American Urologic Association's International Cooperative Education Program. He is Medical Director of the Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Spina Bifida Clinic and the Urodynamics Lab. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, a member of the American Urologic Association and the American Medical Association. He is a Urologic Sub-specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Society of Pediatric Urology Fellow. He and his wife Susan have been married for over 30 years and have four sons. Dr. Jerkins is a member of the Highland Street Church of Christ and is active in the youth and mission programs.

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Contact Us

Department of Urology

910 Madison Avenue
Room 409
Memphis, TN  38163
Phone: (901) 448-1026
Fax: (901) 448-1122

Department Chair

Robert W. Wake, MD

Patient Care Offices

UT Regional One Physicians

Christopher K. Ledbetter, MD
Anthony L. Patterson, MD
Robert W. Wake, MD
6555 Quince Rd. , Suite 500
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: (901) 515-5700
Fax: (901) 515-5729

UT Methodist Physicians

Rowena A. DeSouza, MD
57 Germantown Court, Suite 204
Cordova, TN 38016
Phone: (901) 758-7770
Fax: (901) 266-6417

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