Thomas Turk
  • Professor
  • Fellowship Director, Endourology & Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Residency Program Director, Urology
  • Urology
Kidney Cancer, Advancements in Surgical Approaches to Treating Urologic Cancers, Urinary Infections, Kidney Stones, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopy, General Urology, Minimally Invasive Techniques for BPH, Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
Board Certifications
  • Urology - General Cert: AM Board of Urology

3D Renal Parenchymal Volume as a Surrogate for Renal Function Estimation in Obstructed Kidneys Undergoing Surgical RepairMartinez-Suarez,H. J.; Durso,T.; Kadlec,A. O.; Gupta,G. N.; Farooq,A. V.; Turk,T.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2014 ; ( ):

3-dimensional reconstruction volume (3DV): a novel method for volume measurement in kidney cancerDurso,T.; Carnell,J.; Turk,T.; Gupta,G. N.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2014 ; ( ):

Nonlinear logistic regression model for outcomes after endourologic procedures: a novel predictorKadlec,A. O.; Ohlander,S.; Hotaling,J.; Hannick,J.; Niederberger,C.; Turk,T. M.Urolithiasis 2014 ; ( ):

New Modalities for the Evaluation and Surveillance of Complex Renal CystsEllimoottil,C.; Greco,K. A.; Hart,S.; Patel,T.; Sheikh,M. M.; Turk,T. M.; Flanigan,R. C.The Journal of urology 2014 ; ( ):

Solid testicular mass in a 63-year-old manEllimoottil,C.; Perz,S.; Mehta,V.; Turk,T. M.; Wheeler,J.Urology 2013 ;81(1):9-11

Massive abdominoscrotal hydroceleBlackwell,R. H.; Kouri,A.; Ellimoottil,C.; Bresler,L.; Turk,T. M.Current urology 2013 ;7(2):110-112

Small-bore catheter drainage of pleural injury after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: feasibility and outcome from a single large institution seriesBenson,J. S.; Hart,S. T.; Kadlec,A. O.; Turk,T.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2013 ;27(12):1440-1443

Comparison of complication rates for unilateral and bilateral percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) using a modified Clavien grading systemKadlec,A. O.; Greco,K. A.; Fridirici,Z. C.; Hart,S. T.; Vellos,T. G.; Turk,T. M.BJU international 2013 ;111(4 Pt B):E243-8

First Time StonesMcGuire,B.; Perry,K.; Turk,T. T.The Journal of urology 2013 ; ( ):

Update on the Evaluation of Repeated Stone FormersKadlec,A. O.; Turk,T. M.Current urology reports 2013 ; ( ):

Contemporary volume-outcome relationships for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: results from the Nationwide Inpatient SampleKadlec,A.; Ellimoottil,C.; Guo,R.; Trinh,Q. D.; Sun,M.; Turk,T.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2013 ; ( ):

Bilateral urinary calculi with discordant stone compositionKadlec,A. O.; Fridirici,Z. C.; Acosta-Miranda,A. M.; Will,T. H.; Sakamoto,K.; Turk,T. M.World journal of urology 2013 ; ( ):

Effect of the phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor zaprinast on ischemia-reperfusion injury in ratsPolcari,A. J.; Farooq,A. V.; Woods,M. E.; Ripsch,M. S.; Picken,M.; Turk,T. M.; White,F. A.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2013 ;27(3):338-342

Small bore catheter drainage of pleural injury after percutaneous nephrolithotomy: feasibility and outcome from single large institution seriesBenson,J. S.; Hart,S. T.; Kadlec,A. O.; Turk,T.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2013 ; ( ):

A case of primary renal lymphoma.Hart,S.; Ellimoottil,C.; Shafer,D.; Mehta,V.; Turk,T. M.Urology 2012 ;80(4):763-765

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 2012 ;80(4):805-810

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 2011 ;78(4):744-747

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 2011 ;185(1):335-340

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 2010 ;24(3):483-485

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 2010 ;24(1):9-11

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 2010 ;75(1):74-76

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 2010 ;10(1):11-15

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 2009 ;23(3):409-415

Endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial carcinomaPolcari,A. J.; Hugen,C. M.; Turk,T. M.Canadian Journal of Urology 2009 ;16(6):4887-4894

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 2009 ;23(4):599-602

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 2008 ;45(4):627-637

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 2008 ;179(4):1488-1492

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 2007 ;21(12):1493-1496

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 2007 ;21(8):862-865

Fat poor renal angiomyolipoma: patient, computerized tomography and histological findingsMilner,J.; McNeil,B.; Alioto,J.; Proud,K.; Rubinas,T.; Picken,M.; Demos,T.; Turk,T.; Perry,K. T.,JrThe Journal of urology 2006 ;176(3):905-909

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 2006 ;20(10):800-807

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 2005 ;129(10):1317-1321

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 2005 ;19(7):894-897

Endoscopic injection of fibrin glue for the treatment of urinary-tract pathology.Sharma,S. K.; Perry,K. T.; Turk,T. M.Journal of Endourology 2005 ;19(3):419-423

Prospective, randomized trial comparing shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for lower pole caliceal calculi 1 cm or lessPearle,M. S.; Lingeman,J. E.; Leveillee,R.; Kuo,R.; Preminger,G. M.; Nadler,R. B.; Macaluso,J.; Monga,M.; Kumar,U.; Dushinski,J.; Albala,D. M.; Wolf,J. S.,Jr; Assimos,D.; Fabrizio,M.; Munch,L. C.; Nakada,S. Y.; Auge,B.; Honey,J.; Ogan,K.; Pattaras,J.; McDougall,E. M.; Averch,T. D.; Turk,T. M.; Pietrow,P.; Watkins,S.Journal of Urology 2005 ;173(6):2005-2009

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 2005 ;19(2):200-203

Malacoplakia presenting as a solitary renal mass.Wielenberg,A. J.; Demos,T. C.; Rangachari,B.; Turk,T. M.AJR.American Journal of Roentgenology 2004 ;183(6):1703-1705

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 2003 ;17(5):313-315

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 2003 ;17(1):29-32

Laparoscopic pelvic applications in urology: a review of current techniquesSimon,S. D.; Fulmer,B. R.; Turk,T. M.; Alioto,J.; Albala,D. M.Journal of Pelvic Surgery 2002 ;8(2):95-101

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 2002 ;9(4):493-499

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 2002 ;20(4):232-233

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 2002 ;167(1):141-145

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 2002 ;16(1):57-61

Re: Complications of retrograde balloon cautery endopyelotomy.Fulmer,B. R.; Turk,T. M.; Albala,D. M.Journal of Urology 2001 ;165(2):542-543

Effects of fibrin glue on injured rabbit ureter.Kumar,U.; Dickerson,A.; Sakamoto,K.; Albala,D. M.; Turk,T. M.Journal of Endourology 2001 ;15(2):205-207

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 2000 ;14(2):145-147

Grooved ureteral stent: preliminary evaluationKoleski,F. C.; Turk,T. M.; Jahoda,A.; Albala,D. M.Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2000 ;14(2):181-183

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 2000 ;6(4):288-293

Medical School
  • Medical College of Virginia
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Surgery: General Surgery
  • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Urology
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Urology
  • Woodworking