I am interested in how we can make people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy feel better.


Medical School
University of California, San Francisco (2001)
Duke University Medical Center (2004), Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center (2008), Cardiology
Duke University Medical Center (2009), Interventional Cardiology
Other Post Graduate Training
Duke University Medical Center (2009)


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Adiponectin: mechanistic insights and clinical implications.
Turer AT, Scherer PE Diabetologia 2012 Jun
Adiponectin as an independent predictor of the presence and degree of hepatic steatosis in the dallas heart study.
Turer AT, Browning JD, Ayers CR, Das SR, Khera A, Vega GL, Grundy SM, Scherer PE J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012 Jun 97 6 E982-6
Correlations between physician-perceived functional status, patient-perceived health status, and cardiopulmonary exercise results in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Huff CM, Turer AT, Wang A Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation 2012 Apr
Pathogenesis of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury and rationale for therapy.
Turer AT, Hill JA Am. J. Cardiol. 2010 Aug 106 3 360-8
Continuous versus bolus dosing of Furosemide for patients hospitalized for heart failure.
Allen LA, Turer AT, Dewald T, Stough WG, Cotter G, O'Connor CM Am. J. Cardiol. 2010 Jun 105 12 1794-7
Influence of body mass index on the efficacy of revascularization in patients with coronary artery disease.
Turer AT, Mahaffey KW, Honeycutt E, Tuttle RH, Shaw LK, Sketch MH Jr, Smith PK, Califf RM, Alexander JH. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg June 2009 137(6) 1468-74

Honors & Awards

  • L. David Hillis Teaching Award
  • American College of Cardiology Young Investigator Award- 2nd Place
  • Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention/Cordis Fellowship Program Grant
  • AHA Laennec Young Clinician Award Finalist

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association- Council of Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (2012)
  • American Heart Association- Council of Clinical Cardiology (2005)
  • American College of Cardiology (2004)