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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

John S. Hokanson, MD, earned his medical degree and completed his pediatric residency from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He served as a pediatric registrar at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (England) and completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Special interests include cardiac catheterization and the care of adults with congenital heart disease.


Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine

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Fond du Lac Regional Clinic (Fond du Lac)
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Fox Valley Pediatric Clinics (Appleton)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Meriter Hospital (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Cardiology
Fellowship University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1990


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2014

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

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PubMed Articles
Lhost JJ Goetz EM Belling JD van Roojen WM Spicer G Hokanson JS . Pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease in planned out-of-hospital births. J Pediatr. 2014 Sep;165(3):485-9
[PubMed ID: 24948344]
Beissel DJ Goetz EM Hokanson JS . Pulse oximetry screening in Wisconsin. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012 Sep-Oct;7(5):460-5
[PubMed ID: 22494499]
Hokanson JS . Pulse oximetry is beneficial in screening newborns for critical congenital heart disease. J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;160(3):529
[PubMed ID: 22329879]
Hanson CL Hokanson JS . Etiology of chest pain in children and adolescents referred to cardiology clinic. WMJ. 2011 Apr;110(2):58-62
[PubMed ID: 21560558]
Hokanson JS Gimelli G Bass JL . Percutaneous closure of a large PDA in a 35-year-old man with elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. Congenit Heart Dis. 2008 Mar-Apr;3(2):149-54
[PubMed ID: 18380767]
Lovering AT Romer LM Haverkamp HC Hokanson JS Eldridge MW . Excessive gas exchange impairment during exercise in a subject with a history of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and high altitude pulmonary edema. High Alt Med Biol. 2007 Spring;8(1):62-7
[PubMed ID: 17394419]
Eldridge MW Dempsey JA Haverkamp HC Lovering AT Hokanson JS . Exercise-induced intrapulmonary arteriovenous shunting in healthy humans. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Sep;97(3):797-805
[PubMed ID: 15107409]