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

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #6 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Durham Regional Hospital

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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