John Theisen

Assistant Professor

John Theisen

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, and Genetics

  • BB 7518A


  • MD, Medicine Medical University of SC - Sch, 2013

  • MSCN, Clinical Research Coordinator Medical University of SC - Sch, 2013

  • BS, Biological and Physical Sciences Clemson University, 2008


  • PHY GA Comp. Med Brd, 2017

Awards & Honors

  • Exemplary Teaching Award Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 2019

  • Octavia Garlington Award Augusta University Graduate Research Day, 2019

  • Reviewers Choice Abstract American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting, 2019

  • Best New Investigator Poster Presentation Society for Reproductive Investigation, 2019

  • Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery University of Louisville, 2016


Selected Recent Publications

  • Creating Affirmative and Inclusive Practices When Providing Genetic and Genomic Diagnostic and Research Services to Gender-Expansive and Transgender Patients, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Comparative Genomic Mapping Implicates LRRK2 for Intellectual Disability and Autism at 12q12, and HDHD1, as Well as PNPLA4, for X-Linked Intellectual Disability at Xp22.31., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Use of Whole Exome Sequencing in a Cohort of Transgender Individuals to Identify Rare Genetic Variants., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Accuracy of Portable Ultrasound Bladder Scanner Measurements of Postvoid Residual Volume in Women With Pelvic Organ Prolapse., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The seasonality of abortion in Kentucky., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • 2020 - Present

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Cerner Update Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Patient Family Centered Care LGBTQ Training Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Equality Clinic of Augusta 2018 - Present

    Role: Other