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Robert J. Ferry, Jr., MD, MSS Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Ferry has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of healthcare and higher education

His pediatric endocrine care practice works with the patient's primary care team by managing and coordinating endocrinology care.

    SAN ANTONIO, TX, October 02, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert J. Ferry, Jr., MD, MSS with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Ferry celebrates over 20 years of experience in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Ferry is a pediatric endocrinologist and founded Endo4Life PLLC in San Antonio, Texas. His pediatric endocrine care practice works with the patient's primary care team by managing and coordinating endocrinology care. Once a member of Dr. Ferry's practice, patients gain access to convenient office visits (via phone, email, text), discounted laboratory tests and imaging, and much more for a reasonable monthly subscription.

Between 2002 and 2008, Dr. Ferry served as a tenured associate professor in the division of pediatric endocrinology at UT Health San Antonio. Between 2008 and 2016, he served as tenured full professor and chief of the division of pediatric endocrinology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. While in Memphis, Dr. Ferry was medical director for pediatric endocrine services at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, and Regional One Health.

Over his career, Dr. Ferry has authored more than 140 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He edited Management of Pediatric Obesity and Diabetes. Since its initial publication by Springer in 2011, this book has yielded over 24,660 chapter downloads. A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Ferry is also a longstanding member of the Endocrine Society, Pediatric Endocrine Society, Society for Pediatric Research, and Association of the United States Army.

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases granted Dr. Ferry its F32 Individual National Research Service Award in 1999 and its K08 Research Career Award from 2001 to 2007. The University of California at Los Angeles granted him a Stein-Oppenheimer Award in 2001. He received the Genentech Clinical Scholar award from the Pediatric Endocrine Society from 2003 to 2005. He was named to Top Doctors every year between 2012 and 2014. In light of his accomplishments, Dr. Ferry has previously been cited in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who of Emerging Leaders.

Prior to embarking on his career, Dr. Ferry attained his bachelor of science degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University in 1989. He obtained his doctor of medicine degree in 1994 at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he also completed his residency in pediatrics between 1994 and 1997 and served as chief resident from 1996 to 1997. After a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia from 1997 to 2000, he served two years on the pediatric endocrinology faculty in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Board certified in pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology and disaster medicine, Dr. Ferry has served as a Medical Corps officer for the Texas Army National Guard since 2004. He deployed twice to Iraq as an Army physician. He received his master's degree in strategic studies from the United States Army War College in 2018 as a distinguished graduate.

Dr. Ferry chose to work in pediatric medicine to care for children and to advance innovative science for their benefit. Combining child advocacy, scientific discovery, and problem solving was the perfect blend for him. Making a difference in the lives of children gives him purpose and has made him happier than he could have ever imagined. For more information about Dr. Ferry and his work, please visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Ferry has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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