John K. Petty, M.D.

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John K. Petty, M.D.

John K. Petty, M.D.

Associate Professor, Surgical Sciences-Pediatrics


Physician Rating

4.8 out of 5

47 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Department: 336-716-0546

  • Fax: 336-716-9758

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  • Alpha Omega Alpha

  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics/Surgi

  • Am Coll Of Surgeons

  • Am Pediatric Surgical Assn

  • Christian Medical Association

  • Eastern Assn For The Surgery O

  • North Carolina Medical Society

  • Phi Beta Kappa

  • Phi Eta Sigma

  • Soc Of Am Gastro.Endoscopic Su

  • NPI: 1497731095

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neonatal Surgery, Pediatric Oncologic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Trauma

Education & Training

  • B.S.

    1992 - Duke University

  • M.D.

    1997 - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

  • Fellowship

    2001 - Earle A. Chiles Research Insti

  • Residency

    2002 - Surgery: U Oregon Hlth Sciences Ctr

  • Residency

    2003 - Surgery: U Oregon Hlth Sciences Ctr

  • Fellowship

    2005 - Pediatric Surgery: Childrens Hosp


Research Contact Information

Recent Publications

  • Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Petty J, Stitzel JD. Evaluation of developmental metrics for utilization in a pediatric advanced automatic crash notification algorithm. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016;17(1):65-72.
  • Hanson SJ, Faustino EV, Mahajerin A, O'Brien SH, Streck CJ, Thompson AJ, Petrillo TM, Petty JK. Recommendations for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in pediatric trauma patients: a national, multidisciplinary consensus study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;80(5):695-701.
  • Sadri-Ardekani H, McLean TW, Kogan S, Sirintrapun J, Crowell K, Yousif MQ, Hodges SJ, Petty J, Pranikoff T, Sieren L, Zeller K, Atala A. Experimental testicular tissue banking to generate spermatogenesis in the future: a multidisciplinary team approach. Methods. 2016;99():120-127.
  • Gardner AR, Diz DI, Tooze JA, Miller CD, Petty J. Injury patterns associated with hypotension in pediatric trauma patients: a national trauma database review. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015;78(6):1143-1148.
  • Hiller DJ, Petty JK, Sieren LM. Recurrent pyloric stenosis: a rare entity. Am Surg. 2015;81(9):E330-E331.
  • Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Schoell SL, Petty JK, Stitzel JD. Mortality risk in pediatric motor vehicle crash occupants: accounting for developmental stage and challenging abbreviated injury scale metrics. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S201-S208.
  • Gordon K, Conway J, Evans J, Petty J, Fortunato JE, Mishra G. 'EUS and EUS guided interventions alter clinical management in children with digestive diseases'. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;():.
  • Goodpasture ML, Zeller KA, Petty JK. Pediatric child abuse victim with posttraumatic inferior vena cava thrombosis. Pediatr Surg Int. 2014;30(5):569-571.
  • Gardner A, Poehling KA, Miller CD, Tooze JA, Petty J. Isolated head injury is a cause of shock in pediatric trauma patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29(8):879-883.
  • Sen P, Yang Y, Navarro C, Silva I, Szafranski P, Kolodziejska KE, Dharmadhikari AV, Mostafa H, Kozakewich H, Kearney D, Cahill JB, Whitt M, Bilic M, Margraf L, Charles A, Goldblatt J, Gibson K, Lantz PE, Garvin AJ, Petty J, Kiblawi Z,. Novel FOXF1 mutations in sporadic and familial cases of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misaligned pulmonary veins imply a role for its DNA binding domain. Hum Mutat. 2013;34(6):801-811.
  • Petty JK. Guns and states: pediatric firearm injury [editorial]. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013;75(1):53.
  • Neff LP, Becher RD, Blackham AU, Banks NA, Mitchell EL, Petty JK. A novel antireflux procedure: gastroplasty with restricted antrum to control emesis (GRACE). J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47(1):99-106.
  • Gomez R, Fortunato JE, Petty J, Gomez-Mendez M, Pranikoff T. Cecostomy for fecal disorders in children clinical and manometric predictive factors [abstract]. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012;55(Suppl 1):E38.
  • Neff LP, Mishra G, Fortunato JE, Laudadio J, Petty JK. Microlithiasis, endoscopic ultrasound, and children: not just little gallstones in little adults. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46(3):462-466.
  • Petty JK, Neff LP, Mishra G. Esophageal atresia with distal fistula and long overlapping upper esophageal pouch [reply to letter]. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46(10):2043.
  • Martinez-Borges AR, Petty JK, Hurt G, Stribling JT, Press JZ, Castellino SM. Familial small cell carcinoma of the ovary. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009;53(7):1334-1336.
  • Capizzani TR, Patel H, Hines MH, Mott RT, Petty JK. A unique case of a giant congenital pulmonary hemangioma in a newborn. J Pediatr Surg. 2008;43(3):574-578.
  • Blackstock A, Petty J, Oaks T, Porosnicu M, Clark H, Lovato J, Miller A. Gefitinig (ZD-1839) with concurrent docetaxel and conformal three-dimensional thoracic radiation followed by consolidative docetaxel/gefitinib for patients with stage III NSCLC: a phase I study [abstract]. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25(18 Suppl):Abstr18165.

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Doctor Ratings

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Patient Comments

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  • 10/13/2015

    *Dr. Petty spends plenty of time with us during the appointment; never rushes through our visit, competently and compassionately cares for our son.

  • 9/30/2015

    *Dr. Petty is always very patient, thorough, and attentive to _____ needs. We are very grateful!

  • 6/10/2015

    *Dr. John Petty is by far the best doctor we have ever come in contact with!


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