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Joseph W Turek, MD, PhD

Chief, Section of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Office: 2301 Erwin Road, DUMC 3474, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Dumc3474, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Congenital Heart Surgery Fellow, Department Ofsurgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2010 - 2011
  • Congenital Heart Surgery Resident, Department Of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, 2010 - 2010
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident, Department Of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • General Surgery Resident, Department Of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2002 - 2007
  • MD./PhD., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 1994

Publications

Jawitz, Oliver K., Vignesh Raman, Jatin Anand, Muath Bishawi, Soraya L. Voigt, Julie Doberne, Andrew M. Vekstein, E Hope Weissler, Joseph W. Turek, and G Chad Hughes. “Aortic valve repair with a newly approved geometric annuloplasty ring in patients undergoing proximal aortic repair: early results from a single-centre experience.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 57, no. 6 (June 1, 2020): 1137–44. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezaa009.

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Zhu, Alexander, Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Commentary: Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: The More (Practice), The Merrier.” Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, May 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.03.017.

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Gensicke, Nicole M., Nicholas B. Cavanaugh, Nicholas D. Andersen, Tai Huang, Lan Qian, Michael C. Dyle, and Joseph W. Turek. “Accelerated Marfan syndrome model recapitulates established signaling pathways.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 5 (May 2020): 1719–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.05.043.

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Kwun, Jean, Jie Li, Clay Rouse, Jae Berm Park, Alton B. Farris Iii, Maragatha Kuchibhatla, Joseph W. Turek, Stuart Knechtle, Allan D. Kirk, and M Louise Markert. “Cultured thymus tissue implementation promotes donor-specific tolerance to allogeneic heart transplants.” Jci Insight, April 30, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1172/jci.insight.129983.

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Zhu, Alexander, Carmelo A. Milano, Joseph W. Turek, Richard A. Krasuski, Gregory A. Fleming, Reid C. Chamberlain, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Mustard Baffle Revision with Systemic Ventricular Assist Device Placement.” Ann Thorac Surg, April 17, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.038.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., Caroline A. McElhannon, and Joseph W. Turek. “Commentary: Necessity is the mother of invention for heart kids in the developing world.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 3 (March 2020): e241–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.142.

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Prabhu, Neel K., Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Reply: Taking surgical advancements in the developing world to heart-a case for trickle-up innovation?” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 159, no. 3 (March 2020): e245–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.09.072.

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Hinton, Zoe W., James M. Meza, Alyssa C. Habermann, Nicholas D. Andersen, Mani A. Daneshmand, and Joseph W. Turek. “Right Anterior Mini-Incision Approach to Anomalous Right Coronary Artery Repair.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 11, no. 2 (March 2020): 215–16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150135119892928.

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Serfas, John D., Joseph Turek, John Haney, Richard A. Krasuski, and Gregory A. Fleming. “Hybrid transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement with a SAPIEN S3 valve after pulmonary artery banding via left lateral thoracotomy.” Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 95, no. 3 (February 15, 2020): E78–83. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28591.

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