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Thomas Turk, MD

Thomas Turk, MD

Urology

Professor
Fellowship Director, Endourology & Laparoscopic Surgery,Residency Program Director, Urology

Languages Spoken

English
Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (160 Ratings)
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Clinical Expertise

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Kidney (Ureteric) Stone
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Urinary Infection

About Dr. Turk

Interests
Woodworking

Medical Education

Medical School
Medical College of Virginia
Residency
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals - Surgery: General Surgery
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center - Urology
Fellowship
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Urology

Board Certification

American Board of Urology

Research

  • Complications of Recognized and Unrecognized Iatrogenic Ureteral Injury at Time of Hysterectomy: A Population Based Analysis Blackwell, R. H.; Kirshenbaum, E. J.; Shah, A. S.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N.; Turk, T. M. T., The Journal of urology
  • Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction Following Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Johans, C; Bajic, P; Kirshenbaum, E; Blackwell, RH; Kothari, AN; Kuo, P; Baldea, K; Turk, T, Journal of Endourology
  • Postoperative Urinary Retention is an Independent Predictor of Short- and Long-Term Future Bladder Outlet Procedure in Men Blackwell, R. H.; Vedachalam, S.; Shah, A. S.; Kothari, A. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N.; Turk, T. M. T., The Journal of urology
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  • Urology Residents' Experience and Attitude Toward Surgical Simulation: Presenting our 4-Year Experience With a Multi-institutional Multi-modality Simulation Model., Chow, AK; Sherer, BA; Yura, E; Kielb, S; Kocjancic, E; Eggener, S; Turk, T; Park, S; Psutka, S; Abern, M; Latchamsetty, KC; Coogan, CL, Urology
  • Editorial Comment Turk, T. M., The Journal of urology
  • Outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy in spinal cord injury patients as compared to a matched cohort Baldea, K. G.; Blackwell, R. H.; Vedachalam, S.; Kothari, A. N.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N.; Turk, T. M., Urolithiasis
  • A unique case of a serous borderline tumor of the paratestis Patel, M.; Dudiak, C.; Turk, T.; Picken, M., Urology annals
  • Three-Dimensional Renal Parenchymal Volume as a Surrogate for Renal Function Estimation in Obstructed Kidneys Undergoing Surgical Repair Martinez-Suarez, H. J.; Durso, T.; Kadlec, A. O.; Gupta, G. N.; Farooq, A. V.; Turk, T., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • 3-dimensional reconstruction volume (3DV): a novel method for volume measurement in kidney cancer Durso, T.; Carnell, J.; Turk, T.; Gupta, G. N., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Bilateral urinary calculi with discordant stone composition Kadlec, A. O.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Acosta-Miranda, A. M.; Will, T. H.; Sakamoto, K.; Turk, T. M., World journal of urology
  • First time stones McGuire, B.; Perry, K.; Turk, T. T., The Journal of urology
  • Medical management of kidney stones: AUA guideline. Pearle, MS; Goldfarb, DS; Assimos, DG; Curhan, G; Denu-Ciocca, CJ; Matlaga, BR; Monga, M; Penniston, KL; Preminger, GM; Turk, TM; White, JR, The Journal of urology
  • New modalities for evaluation and surveillance of complex renal cysts Ellimoottil, C.; Greco, K. A.; Hart, S.; Patel, T.; Sheikh, M. M.; Turk, T. M.; Flanigan, R. C., The Journal of urology
  • Nonlinear logistic regression model for outcomes after endourologic procedures: a novel predictor Kadlec, A. O.; Ohlander, S.; Hotaling, J.; Hannick, J.; Niederberger, C.; Turk, T. M., Urolithiasis
  • Three-dimensional reconstruction volume: a novel method for volume measurement in kidney cancer Durso, T. A.; Carnell, J.; Turk, T. T.; Gupta, G. N., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Comparison of complication rates for unilateral and bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) using a modified Clavien grading system Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K. A.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Hart, S. T.; Vellos, T. G.; Turk, T. M., BJU international
  • Contemporary volume-outcome relationships for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Kadlec, A. O.; Ellimoottil, C.; Guo, R.; Trinh, Q. D.; Sun, M.; Turk, T. M., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Effect of the phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor zaprinast on ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats Polcari, A. J.; Farooq, A. V.; Woods, M. E.; Ripsch, M. S.; Picken, M.; Turk, T. M.; White, F. A., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Five-year experience with metallic stents for chronic ureteral obstruction Kadlec, A. O.; Ellimoottil, C. S.; Greco, K. A.; Turk, T. M., The Journal of urology
  • Massive abdominoscrotal hydrocele Blackwell, R. H.; Kouri, A.; Ellimoottil, C.; Bresler, L.; Turk, T. M., Current urology
  • Small bore catheter drainage of pleural injury after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: feasibility and outcome from single large institution series Benson, J. S.; Hart, S. T.; Kadlec, A. O.; Turk, T., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Small-bore catheter drainage of pleural injury after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: feasibility and outcome from a single large institution series Benson, J. S.; Hart, S. T.; Kadlec, A. O.; Turk, T., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Solid testicular mass in a 63-year-old man Ellimoottil, C.; Perz, S.; Mehta, V.; Turk, T. M.; Wheeler, J., Urology
  • Update on the evaluation of repeated stone formers Kadlec, A. O.; Turk, T. M., Current urology reports
  • A case of primary renal lymphoma. Hart, S.; Ellimoottil, C.; Shafer, D.; Mehta, V.; Turk, T. M., Urology
  • Metabolic syndrome and urinary stone composition: what factors matter most?. Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Hart, S. T.; Vellos, T.; Turk, T. M., Urology
  • Effect of renal function on urinary mineral excretion and stone composition. Kadlec, A. O.; Greco, K. A.; Fridirici, Z. C.; Gerber, D.; Turk, T. M., Urology
  • Paclitaxel inhibits ureteral smooth muscle cell proliferation and collagen production in the absence of cell toxicity. Will, T. A.; Polcari, A. J.; Garcia, J. G.; Ouwenga, M. K.; Voelzke, B. B.; Greisler, H. P.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Urology
  • A novel technique for the removal of minimally encrusted ureteral stents. Lopez-Huertas, H. L.; Polcari, A. J.; Hugen, C. M.; Farooq, A. V.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Cost analysis and clinical applicability of the Resonance metallic ureteral stent. Polcari, A. J.; Hugen, C. M.; Lopez-Huertas, H. L.; Turk, T. M., Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research
  • Metallic ureteral stents: a cost-effective method of managing benign upper tract obstruction. Lopez-Huertas, H. L.; Polcari, A. J.; Acosta-Miranda, A.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Reflex testing of male urine specimens misses few positive cultures may reduce unnecessary testing of normal specimens. Fok, C.; Fitzgerald, M. P.; Turk, T. M.; Mueller, E. R.; Dalaza, L.; Schreckenberger, P., Urology
  • Endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinoma Polcari, A. J.; Hugen, C. M.; Turk, T. M., Canadian Journal of Urology
  • The efficacy of gated versus nongated shockwave lithotripsy using the Medstone STS lithotriptor. Chichakli, R.; Basrawala, Z.; Ross, M.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • The FECal Double-J: a simplified approach in the management of encrusted and retained ureteral stents. Acosta-Miranda, A. M.; Milner, J.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Effective methods of pelvic plexus nerve and bladder stimulation in anesthetized animal model. Bresler, L.; Walter, J. S.; Jahoda, A.; Wheeler, J. S.; Turk, T. M.; Wurster, R. D., Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
  • Laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy: a look at current trends and practice patterns at major transplant centers across the United States. Wright, A. D.; Will, T. A.; Holt, D. R.; Turk, T. M.; Perry, K. T., Journal of Urology
  • Endophytic lesions: a predictor of failure in laparoscopic renal cryoablation. Wright, A. D.; Turk, T. M.; Nagar, M. S.; Phelan, M. W.; Perry, K. T., Journal of Endourology
  • Treatment of symptomatic caliceal diverticula using a mini-percutaneous technique with greater than 3-year follow-up. Kontak, J. A.; Wright, A. D.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Fat poor renal angiomyolipoma: patient computerized tomography and histological findings, Milner, J.; McNeil, B.; Alioto, J.; Proud, K.; Rubinas, T.; Picken, M.; Demos, T.; Turk, T.; Perry, K. T., Jr, The Journal of urology
  • Urothelial-cell carcinoma and solitary kidney: outcomes with renal-sparing management. Milner, J. E.; Voelzke, B. B.; Flanigan, R. C.; Sharma, S. K.; Perry, K. T.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Assessment of novel ureteral occlusion device and comparison with stone cone in prevention of stone fragment migration during lithotripsy. Holley, P. G.; Sharma, S. K.; Perry, K. T.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Endoscopic injection of fibrin glue for the treatment of urinary-tract pathology. Sharma, S. K.; Perry, K. T.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Load-release points of two novel ureteral stone-trapping devices. Ouwenga, M. K.; Sharma, S. K.; Holley, P.; Turk, T. M.; Perry, K. T., Journal of Endourology
  • Passive seeding in metanephric adenoma: a review of pseudometastatic lesions in perinephric lymph nodes. Paner, G. P.; Turk, T. M.; Clark, J. I.; Lindgren, V.; Picken, M. M., Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Malacoplakia presenting as a solitary renal mass. Wielenberg, A. J.; Demos, T. C.; Rangachari, B.; Turk, T. M., AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology
  • Comparison of laparoscopy-assisted partial nephrectomy using digital compression versus purely laparoscopic nephrectomy using vascular pedicle clamp in a porcine model. Klopukh, B. V.; Sharma, S.; Picken, M. M.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Controversial cases in endourology. Nakada, S. Y.; Ono, Y.; Hepler, S. M.; Faerber, G. J.; Babayan, R. K.; Savage, S. J.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • A prospective multisite study of radiofrequency bipolar energy for treatment of genuine stress incontinence. Ross, J. W.; Galen, D. I.; Abbott, K.; Albala, D.; Presthus, J.; Su-Ou, C.; Turk, T. M., Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
  • Acute and long-term outcomes of radio frequency bladder neck suspension. Fulmer, B. R.; Sakamoto, K.; Turk, T. M.; Galen, D.; Presthus, J. B.; Abbott, K.; Ross, J.; Ou, C. S.; Albala, D. M., Journal of Urology
  • Laparoscopic pelvic applications in urology: a review of current techniques Simon, S. D.; Fulmer, B. R.; Turk, T. M.; Alioto, J.; Albala, D. M., Journal of Pelvic Surgery
  • Office-based transurethral microwave thermotherapy using the TherMatrx TMx-2000. Albala, D. M.; Fulmer, B. R.; Turk, T. M.; Koleski, F.; Andriole, G.; Davis, B. E.; Eure, G. R.; Kabalin, J. N.; Lingeman, J. E.; Nuzzarello, J.; Sundaram, C., Journal of Endourology
  • Retroperitoneal schwannoma mimicking an adrenal lesion. Sharma, S. K.; Koleski, F. C.; Husain, A. N.; Albala, D. M.; Turk, T. M., World journal of urology
  • Effects of fibrin glue on injured rabbit ureter. Kumar, U.; Dickerson, A.; Sakamoto, K.; Albala, D. M.; Turk, T. M., Journal of Endourology
  • Re: Complications of retrograde balloon cautery endopyelotomy. Fulmer, B. R.; Turk, T. M.; Albala, D. M., Journal of Urology
  • Grooved ureteral stent: preliminary evaluation Koleski, F. C.; Turk, T. M.; Jahoda, A.; Albala, D. M., Journal of endourology / Endourological Society
  • Periurethral transurethral microwave thermotherapy for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: an interim 1-year safety and efficacy analysis using the thermatrx TMx-2000. Albala, D. M.; Turk, T. M.; Fulmer, B. R.; Koleski, F.; Andriole, G.; Davis, B. E.; Eure, G. R.; Kabalin, J. N.; Lingeman, J.; Nuzzarello, J.; Sundaram, C., Techniques in urology
  • Use of epidermal growth factor and collagen synthesis inhibition as adjuvant to healing of ureteroureteral anastomosis. Turk, T. M.; Koleski, F. C.; Wojcik, E.; Jahoda, A.; Albala, D. M., Journal of Endourology