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Joseph W Turek, MD, PhD, MBA

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 Of Surgery, 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
  • M.B.A., Duke University, 2020
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002
  • M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2002
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 1994

Publications

Kupferschmid, John P., Joseph W. Turek, G Chad Hughes, Erle H. Austin, Bahaaldin Alsoufi, J Michael Smith, Frank G. Scholl, et al. “Early Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Neoaortic Valve Repair Incorporating Geometric Ring Annuloplasty.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 13, no. 3 (May 2022): 304–9. https://doi.org/10.1177/21501351221079523.

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Zhu, Alexander, James M. Meza, Neel K. Prabhu, Andrew W. McCrary, Veerajalandhar Allareddy, Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Survival After Intervention for Single Ventricle Heart Disease Over 15 Years at a Single Institution.” Ann Thorac Surg, April 14, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2022.03.060.

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Kang, Lillian, Joseph R. Nellis, Nicholas D. Andersen, Henry E. Rice, Michael P. Carboni, M Louise Markert, and Joseph W. Turek. “Concurrent cultured thymus tissue implantation and orthotopic heart transplantation: A case report on the first clinical experience.” In Pediatric Transplantation, Vol. 26, 2022.

Scholars@Duke

Callahan, Connor P., Anusha Jegatheeswaran, David J. Barron, S Adil Husain, Stephanie Fuller, David M. Overman, Brian W. McCrindle, and Brian W. Congenital Heart Surgeons’ Society Atrioventricular Septal Defect Working Group. “Association of atrial septal fenestration with outcomes after atrioventricular septal defect repair.” In J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 163:1142-1152.e6, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.06.067.

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Scherba, Jacob C., Ravi Karra, Joseph W. Turek, and Nenad Bursac. “Toward improved understanding of cardiac development and congenital heart disease: The advent of cardiac organoids.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, February 23, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2022.02.028.

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Prabhu, Neel K., Joseph R. Nellis, James M. Meza, Abigail R. Benkert, Alexander Zhu, Andrew W. McCrary, Veerajalandhar Allareddy, Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Sustained Total All-Region Perfusion During the Norwood Operation and Postoperative Recovery.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, February 14, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2022.02.003.

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Zhu, Alexander, Neel K. Prabhu, Gregory H. Tatum, Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Biventricular Conversion of Borderline Hypoplastic Left Heart Complex Facilitated by Spontaneous Closure of the Atrial Septum.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg, January 28, 2022, 21501351221076044. https://doi.org/10.1177/21501351221076043.

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Thornton, Steven, Lillian Kang, Joseph Nellis, Nicholas D. Andersen, John Haney, and Joseph Turek. “Comparison of median sternotomy and left anterior mini-incision for pulmonary valve replacement following primary tetralogy of Fallot repair.” Cardiol Young, January 24, 2022, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951122000105.

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Kang, Lillian, M Louise Markert, and Joseph W. Turek. “Induction of donor-specific tolerance to heart transplantation: From concept to clinical translation.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, January 14, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.12.048.

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