Research Faculty

Address
630 W 168th Street
PH W-1590A
New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212-305-7961
Fax: 212-305-2301

att2101@cumc.columbia.edu
Education and Training
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

Affiliations
Endocrine Pathology
Head and Neck
Andrew Thomas Turk, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology
Research Summary

I am interested in the histopathology and molecular genetic pathology of endocrine and head & neck diseases.
Selected Publications

Turk AT, Wenig BM. Pitfalls in the biopsy diagnosis of intraoral minor salivary gland neoplasms: diagnostic considerations and recommended approach. Adv Anat Pathol. 2014 Jan;21(1):1-11. doi: 10.1097/PAP.0000000000000000. Review. PMID: 24316905

Scherl S, Mehra S, Clain J, Dos Reis LL, Persky M, Turk A, Wenig B, Husaini H, Urken ML. The effect of surgeon experience on the detection of metastatic lymph nodes in the central compartment and the pathologic features of clinically unapparent metastatic lymph nodes: what are we missing when we don't perform a prophylactic dissection of central compartment lymph nodes in papillary thyroid cancer? Thyroid. 2014 Aug;24(8):1282-8. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0600. Epub 2014 Jun 3. PMID: 24787362

Clain JB, Scherl S, Dos Reis L, Turk A, Wenig BM, Mehra S, Karle WE, Urken ML. Extrathyroidal extension predicts extranodal extension in patients with positive lymph nodes: an important association that may affect clinical management. Thyroid. 2014 Jun;24(6):951-7. doi: 10.1089/thy.2013.0557. Epub 2014 May 5. PMID: 24443878

Turk AT, Asad H, Trapasso J, Perilli G, LiVolsi VA. Mixed corticomedullary carcinoma of the adrenal gland: a case report. Endocr Pract. 2012 May-Jun;18(3):e37-42. doi: 10.4158/EP11222.CR. Review. PMID: 22548942

Turk A, Kopp P, Colangelo LA, Urbanek M, Wood K, Liu K, Skinner HG, Gapstur SM. Associations of serum sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) levels with SHBG gene polymorphisms in the CARDIA Male Hormone Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 Feb 15;167(4):412-8. Epub 2007 Dec 4. PMID: 18056923

Pfarr N, Borck G, Turk A, Napiontek U, Keilmann A, Müller-Forell W, Kopp P, Pohlenz J. Goitrous congenital hypothyroidism and hearing impairment associated with mutations in the TPO and SLC26A4/PDS genes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jul;91(7):2678-81. Epub 2006 May 9. PMID: 16684826


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