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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

Meza, James M., Joseph R. Nellis, J Scott Rankin, Ryan M. Wolsky, Vinay Badhwar, G Chad Hughes, and Joseph W. Turek. “Complex Repair of a Completely Fused Nullicuspid Aortic Valve Late in Adolescence.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg, August 5, 2021, 21501351211017856. https://doi.org/10.1177/21501351211017854.

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Vekstein, Andrew M., Nicholas D. Andersen, and G Chad Hughes. “Commentary: Mechanical aortic graft injury after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: A reminder that even the little details matter.” Jtcvs Tech 8 (August 2021): 44–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjtc.2021.04.023.

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Weissler, E Hope, Oyomoare L. Osazuwa-Peters, Melissa A. Greiner, G Chad Hughes, Chandler A. Long, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Manesh R. Patel, and W Schuyler Jones. “National trends in repair for type B aortic dissection.” Clin Cardiol 44, no. 8 (August 2021): 1058–68. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23672.

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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, 60:314–21, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezab044.

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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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