Mauri Carakushansky, MD

Division Chief Endocrinology

Nemours Children's Hospital, Florida 6535 Nemours Parkway Orlando, FL 32827


  • Pediatric Endocrinology - Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2003


  • Pediatrics - Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1998
  • Medical Genetics - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 1997


  • Pediatrics - Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

  • Endocrinology

  • Gurnurkar, S., Dilillo, E., & Carakushansky, M. (2021). A case of familial male-limited precocious puberty with a novel mutation. JCRPE Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology, 13(2), 239-244. doi:10.4274/jcrpe.galenos.2020.2020.0067

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  • Pierce, J. S., Gurnurkar, S., Vyas, N., Carakushansky, M., Owens, L., & Patton, S. R. (2021). Feasibility of implementing a pediatric diabetes clinic via telehealth. Diabetes Spectrum, 34(2), 190-197. doi:10.2337/ds20-0060

  • Wysocki, T., James, L., Milkes, A., Taylor, A., Pierce, J., Brinkman, W. B., & Hirschfeld, F. (2018). Electronically Verified Use of Internet-Based, Multimedia Decision Aids by Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Caregivers. MDM Policy and Practice, 3(1). doi:10.1177/2381468318769857

  • Wysocki, T., Hirschfeld, F., Miller, L., Izenberg, N., Dowshen, S. A., Taylor, A., & Lawson, M. L. (2016). Consideration of Insulin Pumps or Continuous Glucose Monitors by Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes and Their Parents: Stakeholder Engagement in the Design of Web-Based Decision Aids. Diabetes Educator, 42(4), 395-407. doi:10.1177/0145721716647492

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  • Counts, D. R., Silverman, L. A., Rajicic, N., Geffner, M. E., Newfield, R. S., Thornton, P., & Wajnrajch, M. P. (2015). A 4-year, open-label, multicenter, randomized trial of genotropin(R) growth hormone in patients with idiopathic short stature: Analysis of 4-year data comparing efficacy, efficiency, and safety between an individualized, target-driven regimen and standard dosing. Hormone Research in Paediatrics, 84(2), 79-87. doi:10.1159/000381642

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