James L Loker, MD
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. James Loker is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. He is Board Certified in Pediatric Cardiology. He is employed with the Bronson Healthcare Group. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Biology in May 1978. He is a graduate of St. Mary's of the Plains College with a BA in Biology in May 1978. He also has a MA in Cardiopulmonary Physiology from the University of Kansas in May 1982. He earned his MD from the University of Kansas Medical Center in May 1986. He completed his residency in Pediatrics from the University of Indiana Medical Center-Riley Hospital for Children in May 1989. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology also from the University of Indian Medical Center-Riley Hospital for Children in May 1992.
- American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology)
- American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1992, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, University of Indiana
- Residency 1989, Pediatrics, University of Indiana
- MD 1986,
- MA 1982, Cardiopulmonary Physiology, University of Kansas
- BA 1978, Biology,
- BS 1978, Biology, Kansas State University
- General Pediatrics
Manzardo A.M., Heinemann J., McManus B., Loker C., Loker J., Butler M.G. Venous thromboembolism in prader–willi syndrome: A questionnaire survey Genes. 2019;10 doi: 10.3390/genes10070550.
Halas R., Schmehil C., Ten Eyck G., Loker J. Congenital aneurysm of both left ventricle and left atrium Annals of Pediatric Cardiology. 2018;11:97-99. doi: 10.4103/apc.APC_55_17.
Manzardo A., Loker J., Heinemann J., Loker C., Butler M. Survival trends from the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) 40-year mortality survey Genetics in Medicine. 2018;20:24-30. doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.92.
Butler M., Butler M., Manzardo A., Heinemann J., Loker C., Loker J. Causes of death in Prader-Willi syndrome: Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) 40-year mortality survey Genetics in Medicine. 2017;19:635-642. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.178.
Schmehil C., Halas R., Malhotra D., Loker J. Rare Diagnosis in a 4-Year-Old Boy Presenting with Shortness of Breath Clinical Pediatrics. 2017;56:1263-1265. doi: 10.1177/0009922816674525.
Stevenson D., Stevenson D., Heinemann J., Angulo M., Butler M., Loker J., Rupe N., Kendell P., Cassidy S., Scheimann A., Scheimann A. Gastric rupture and necrosis in Prader-Willi syndrome Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2007;45:272-274. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e31805b82b5.
Stevenson D.A., Stevenson D.A., Heinemann J., Angulo M., Butler M.G., Loker J., Rupe N., Kendell P., Clericuzio C.L., Scheimann A.O. Deaths due to choking in Prader-Willi syndrome American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A. 2007;143:484-487. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.31502.