Dr. Deyanira Jerez Prastein MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Deyanira Prastein is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Durham, North Carolina. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Regional Hospital. She received her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 47 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 7 at Durham Regional Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Adult General Thoracic
Education & Medical Training
University of Maryland
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2008
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 2001
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 1 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
MA State Medical License
Active through 2014
FL State Medical License
Active through 2015
Publications & Presentations
Early in vivo experience with the pediatric Jarvik 2000 heart.
Kilic, A., Nolan, T.C., Li, T., Yankey, G.K., Prastein, D.J., Cheng, G., Jarvik, R.K., Wu, Z.J., Griffith, B.P.
Strain-related regional alterations of calcium-handling proteins in myocardial remodeling.
Kilic, A., Li, T., Nolan, T.C., Nash, J.R., Li, S., Prastein, D.J., Schwartzbauer, G., Moainie, S.L., Yankey, G.K., DeFilippi, C., Wu, Z., Griffith, B.P.
Optimizing donor heart outcome after prolonged storage with endothelial function analysis and continuous perfusion.
Poston, R. S., Gu, J., Prastein, D., Gage, F., Hoffman, J. W., Kwon, M., Azimzadeh, A., Pierson, R. N., Griffith, B. P.
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Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-1817
Fax: (919) 684-8563