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Kevin H. McKinney, M.D., F.A.C.E
Associate Professor



Kevin H. McKinney, M.D., F.A.C.E, F.A.C.P.

Kevin H. McKinney, M.D., F.A.C.E
Associate Professor
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
8.138 Medical Research Building
Galveston, TX 77555-1060
Phone: 409.772.1922
Fax: 409.772.8709
khmckinn@utmb.edu

For Patient Appointments Call: 409-772-0700

Personal Overview

Kevin H. McKinney MD, FACE, FACP is a general endocrinologist with an interest in calcium and bone metabolism, diabetes and hyperthyroidism. He has been at UTMB Health since 1988, completing medical school, internal medicine residency, and endocrinology fellowship. He has stayed on as clinical faculty from 1997. He has an interest in medical school education where he serves as co-director of the second-year Essentials of Endocrinology and Reproduction course. He is also devoted to resident and fellow education and was previously the endocrinology fellowship program director.

Dr McKinney's main administrative interest is in drug management and serves as the Chair of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee for the UTMB Health System. He enjoys advocating for physicians and the patients they care for, and he collaborates with various groups dedicated to the cause of eliminating racial and ethnic healthcare disparities. He volunteers his time with the Houston and Southeast Texas American Diabetes Association affiliate. He enjoys traveling and participating in outdoor activities with his son and wife.

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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