John Kanegaye, M.D.


3020 Children's Way
MC 5075
San Diego, CA 92123


Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine


University of CA at San Francisco School of Med


University of CA San Francisco/Pediatric Residency


Childrens Hospital - Los Angeles

Board Certifications

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics




Dr. John Kanegaye is an attending physician at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego's Emergency Care Center and a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego.

Dr. Kanegaye received his undergraduate degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University then attended the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at UC San Francisco and his pediatric emergency fellowship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

He is the research director of the Emergency Department. His research interests include the differentiation of Kawasaki disease from other febrile illnesses as well as infectious diseases, wound management and ultrasonography for emergency procedures.

In his spare time, Dr. Kanegaye enjoys photography and spending time with his family.


Differences in GlycA and lipoprotein particle parameters may help distinguish acute kawasaki disease from other febrile illnesses in children.
Connelly MA, Shimizu C, Winegar DA, Shalaurova I, Pourfarzib R, Otvos JD, Kanegaye JT, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC

Diagnostic Test Accuracy of a 2-Transcript Host RNA Signature for Discriminating Bacterial vs Viral Infection in Febrile Children.
Herberg JA, Kaforou M, Wright VJ, Shailes H, Eleftherohorinou H, Hoggart CJ, Cebey-López M, Carter MJ, Janes VA, Gormley S, Shimizu C, Tremoulet AH, Barendregt AM, Salas A, Kanegaye J, Pollard AJ, Faust SN, Patel S, Kuijpers T, Martinón-Torres F, Burns JC, Coin LJ, Levin M, IRIS Consortium.

A Classification Tool for Differentiation of Kawasaki Disease from Other Febrile Illnesses.
Hao S, Jin B, Tan Z, Li Z, Ji J, Hu G, Wang Y, Deng X, Kanegaye JT, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC, Cohen HJ, Ling XB, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Kawasaki Disease Research Group

A Novel Truncated Form of Serum Amyloid A in Kawasaki Disease.
Whitin JC, Yu TT, Ling XB, Kanegaye JT, Burns JC, Cohen HJ

Urinary Colorimetric Sensor Array and Algorithm to Distinguish Kawasaki Disease from Other Febrile Illnesses.
Li Z, Tan Z, Hao S, Jin B, Deng X, Hu G, Liu X, Zhang J, Jin H, Huang M, Kanegaye JT, Tremoulet AH, Burns JC, Wu J, Cohen HJ, Ling XB, Emergency Medicine Kawasaki Disease Research Group

Building a Natural Language Processing Tool to Identify Patients With High Clinical Suspicion for Kawasaki Disease from Emergency Department Notes.
Doan S, Maehara CK, Chaparro JD, Lu S, Liu R, Graham A, Berry E, Hsu CN, Kanegaye JT, Lloyd DD, Ohno-Machado L, Burns JC, Tremoulet AH, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Kawasaki Disease Research Group

Axillary, Oral and Rectal Routes of Temperature Measurement During Treatment of Acute Kawasaki Disease.
Kanegaye JT, Jones JM, Burns JC, Jain S, Sun X, Jimenez-Fernandez S, Berry E, Pancheri JM, Jaggi P, Ramilo O, Tremoulet AH

Inpatient Treatment after Multi-Dose Racemic Epinephrine for Croup in the Emergency Department.
Rudinsky SL, Sharieff GQ, Law W, Kanegaye JT

Novel data-mining approach identifies biomarkers for diagnosis of Kawasaki disease.
Tremoulet AH, Dutkowski J, Sato Y, Kanegaye JT, Ling XB, Burns JC

The Prevalence of Bruising Among Infants in Pediatric Emergency Departments.
Pierce MC, Magana JN, Kaczor K, Lorenz DJ, Meyers G, Bennett BL, Kanegaye JT

Automated urinalysis and urine dipstick in the emergency evaluation of young febrile children.
Kanegaye JT, Jacob JM, Malicki D

Infliximab for intensification of primary therapy for Kawasaki disease: a phase 3 randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Tremoulet AH, Jain S, Jaggi P, Jimenez-Fernandez S, Pancheri JM, Sun X, Kanegaye JT, Kovalchin JP, Printz BF, Ramilo O, Burns JC

Specificity of regulatory T cells that modulate vascular inflammation.
Franco A, Touma R, Song Y, Shimizu C, Tremoulet AH, Kanegaye JT, Burns JC

Treatment response in Kawasaki disease is associated with sialylation levels of endogenous but not therapeutic intravenous immunoglobulin G.
Ogata S, Shimizu C, Franco A, Touma R, Kanegaye JT, Choudhury BP, Naidu NN, Kanda Y, Hoang LT, Hibberd ML, Tremoulet AH, Varki A, Burns JC

Differential expression of miR-145 in children with Kawasaki disease.
Shimizu C, Kim J, Stepanowsky P, Trinh C, Lau HD, Akers JC, Chen C, Kanegaye JT, Tremoulet A, Ohno-Machado L, Burns JC

Lymph-node-first presentation of Kawasaki disease compared with bacterial cervical adenitis and typical Kawasaki disease.
Kanegaye JT, Van Cott E, Tremoulet AH, Salgado A, Shimizu C, Kruk P, Hauschildt J, Sun X, Jain S, Burns JC

Screening for adolescent anxiety disorders in a pediatric emergency department.
Ramsawh HJ, Chavira DA, Kanegaye JT, Ancoli-Israel S, Madati PJ, Stein MB

Point-of-care differentiation of Kawasaki disease from other febrile illnesses.
Ling XB, Kanegaye JT, Ji J, Peng S, Sato Y, Tremoulet A, Burns JC, Cohen HJ

Rapid medical assessment: improving pediatric emergency department time to provider, length of stay, and left without being seen rates.
Tsai VW, Sharieff GQ, Kanegaye JT, Carlson LA, Harley J

A diagnostic algorithm combining clinical and molecular data distinguishes Kawasaki disease from other febrile illnesses.
Ling XB, Lau K, Kanegaye JT, Pan Z, Peng S, Ji J, Liu G, Sato Y, Yu TT, Whitin JC, Schilling J, Burns JC, Cohen HJ

Cardiovascular biomarkers in acute Kawasaki disease.
Sato YZ, Molkara DP, Daniels LB, Tremoulet AH, Shimizu C, Kanegaye JT, Best BM, Snider JV, Frazer JR, Maisel A, Burns JC

Acute appendicitis presenting with a painful inguinal mass: complication related to patent processus vaginalis and testicular maldescent.
Mayor R, Saenz NC, Kanegaye JT

Plasma profiles in active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Biomarkers and biological implications.
Ling XB, Park JL, Carroll T, Nguyen KD, Lau K, Macaubas C, Chen E, Lee T, Sandborg C, Milojevic D, Kanegaye JT, Gao S, Burns J, Schilling J, Mellins ED

Urine Peptidomic and Targeted Plasma Protein Analyses in the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
Ling XB, Lau K, Deshpande C, Park JL, Milojevic D, Macaubas C, Xiao C, Lopez-Avila V, Kanegaye J, Burns JC, Cohen H, Schilling J, Mellins ED

Transcript abundance patterns in Kawasaki disease patients with intravenous immunoglobulin resistance.
Fury W, Tremoulet AH, Watson VE, Best BM, Shimizu C, Hamilton J, Kanegaye JT, Wei Y, Kao C, Mellis S, Lin C, Burns JC

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