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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

Conway, Brian D., Michael J. Bates, Robert A. Hanfland, Nicholas S. Yerkes, Sonali S. Patel, Domenico Calcaterra, and Joseph W. Turek. “A Minimally Invasive, Algorithm-Based Approach for Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 10, no. 2 (March 2015): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451501000205.

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Conway, Brian D., Michael J. Bates, Robert A. Hanfland, Nicholas S. Yerkes, Sonali S. Patel, Domenico Calcaterra, and Joseph W. Turek. “A minimally invasive, algorithm-based approach for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery.” Innovations (Phila) 10, no. 2 (March 2015): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000135.

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Carlson, Alyse M., Joseph W. Turek, Ian H. Law, and Nicholas H. Von Bergen. “Pseudo-preexcitation is prevalent among patients with repaired complex congenital heart disease.” Pediatr Cardiol 36, no. 1 (January 2015): 8–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-014-0955-x.

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Calcaterra, Domenico, Robert S. Farivar, Kalpaj R. Parekh, Mohammad Bashir, Karam Karam, and Joseph W. Turek. “Technique of aortic root reconstruction using a new model of Dacron graft with prefabricated coronary branches.” Innovations (Phila) 9, no. 6 (November 2014): 451–53. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000111.

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Calcaterra, Domenico, Mohammad Bashir, John Keech, Michael J. Bates, Joseph W. Turek, and Kalpaj R. Parekh. “Exposure of difficult left hilum in bilateral sequential lung transplantation.” Ann Thorac Surg 98, no. 4 (October 2014): 1493–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.092.

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Restrepo, M Santiago, Amanda Cerqua, and Joseph W. Turek. “Pentalogy of Cantrell with ectopia cordis totalis, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection, and tetralogy of Fallot: a case report and review of the literature.” Congenit Heart Dis 9, no. 4 (July 2014): E129–34. https://doi.org/10.1111/chd.12101.

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Restrepo, M Santiago, Joseph W. Turek, Benjamin Reinking, and Nicholas Von Bergen. “Mycotic aneurysm in a child with history of coarctation of the aorta repair.” Ann Pediatr Cardiol 7, no. 2 (May 2014): 138–41. https://doi.org/10.4103/0974-2069.132493.

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Poston, Patrick M., Sonali S. Patel, Maheen Rajput, Nicholas O. Rossi, Mohammed S. Ghanamah, James E. Davis, and Joseph W. Turek. “The correction index: setting the standard for recommending operative repair of pectus excavatum.” Ann Thorac Surg 97, no. 4 (April 2014): 1176–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.12.050.

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Poston, Patrick M., Sonali S. Patel, Maheen Rajput, Nicholas O. Rossi, James E. Davis, and Joseph W. Turek. “Defining the Role of Chest Radiography in Determining Candidacy for Pectus Excavatum Repair.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 9, no. 2 (March 2014): 117–21. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451400900207.

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