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George Charles Hughes IV, MD

Professor of Surgery
Office: 3580 White Zone, Duke South, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3051 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.D., Duke University, 1995

Selected Grants

Publications

Wojnarski, Charles M., Parth A. Chodavadia, Yaron D. Barac, Jenna L. Armstrong, Andrew M. Vekstein, John C. Haney, Jeffrey G. Gaca, G. Chad Hughes, and Donald D. Glower. “Long-term outcomes of aortic root replacement for endocarditis.” J Card Surg 36, no. 6 (June 2021): 1969–78. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15472.

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Sabe, Ashraf A., Edward D. Percy, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Ryan P. Plichta, and G Chad Hughes. “When to Consider Deferral of Surgery in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Review.” Ann Thorac Surg 111, no. 6 (June 2021): 1754–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.08.002.

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Hughes, G Chad. “Reply: The future of guideline-based prophylactic proximal aortic surgery is "patient-specific" but not diameter-based metrics.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 161, no. 4 (April 2021): e256–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2020.11.045.

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Lam, Ka Yan, Michael J. Reardon, Steven J. Yakubov, Thomas Modine, Stephen Fremes, Pim A. L. Tonino, M Erwin Tan, et al. “Surgical sutureless and sutured aortic valve replacement in low-risk patients.” Ann Thorac Surg, March 29, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.03.048.

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Yerokun, Babatunde A., Prashanth Vallabhajosyula, Andrew M. Vekstein, Maria V. Grau-Sepulveda, Ehsan Benrashid, Ying Xian, David N. Ranney, et al. “Long-term outcomes of aortic root operations in the United States among Medicare beneficiaries.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, February 25, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.02.068.

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Vekstein, Andrew M., Babtunde A. Yerokun, Oliver K. Jawitz, Julie W. Doberne, Jatin Anand, Jorn Karhausen, David N. Ranney, et al. “Does deeper hypothermia reduce the risk of acute kidney injury after circulatory arrest for aortic arch surgery?” In Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezab044.

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Malas, Mahmoud, Satinderjit Locham, Chad Hughes, Michael Bacharach, Derek Brinster, James McKinsey, Krishna Mannava, James Wu, Saum Rahimi, and Melham Sharafuddin. “Midterm outcomes in patients undergoing endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms and penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers using the RelayPlus stent graft.” J Vasc Surg 73, no. 2 (February 2021): 459–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvs.2020.05.059.

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Hughes, G Chad. “TEVAR for Chronic Type B Dissection: Highlighting the Importance of Patient Selection, Adjunctive False Lumen Procedures, Speaking the Same Language, and Industry Collaboration.” Ann Thorac Surg 111, no. 2 (February 2021): 501–2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.186.

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