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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

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 (Phila) 9, no. 2 (March 2014): 117–21. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000048.

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Calcaterra, D., R. S. Farivar, K. R. Parekh, M. Bashir, K. Karam, and J. W. Turek. “Technique of aortic root reconstruction using a new model of dacron graft with prefabricated coronary branches.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 9, no. 6 (January 1, 2014): 451–53.

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El-Hattab, Ahmad Y., Domenico Calcaterra, Kalpaj R. Parekh, Nicholas P. Rossi, James E. Davis, and Joseph W. Turek. “Semiautologous repair for congenital discontinuous right pulmonary artery.” Ann Thorac Surg 96, no. 6 (December 2013): 2230–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.02.057.

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Calcaterra, Domenico, Thomas E. Collins, Joseph W. Turek, Kalpaj R. Parekh, Mohammad Bashir, Kenichi Ueda, Satoshi Hanada, and James A. Brown. “Normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass with beating heart for management of renal cell carcinoma with atrial tumor thrombus.” Innovations (Phila) 8, no. 4 (July 2013): 316–19. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000008.

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Turek, Joseph W., Robert A. Hanfland, Tina L. Davenport, Jose E. Torres, David A. Duffey, Sonali S. Patel, Benjamin E. Reinking, Patrick M. Poston, and James E. Davis. “Norwood reconstruction using continuous coronary perfusion: a safe and translatable technique.” Ann Thorac Surg 96, no. 1 (July 2013): 219-23:discussion223-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.049.

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Calcaterra, Domenico, Thomas E. Collins, Joseph W. Turek, Kalpaj R. Parekh, Mohammad Bashir, Kenichi Ueda, Satoshi Hanada, and James A. Brown. “Normothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass with Beating Heart for Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma with Atrial Tumor Thrombus.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 8, no. 4 (June 2013): 316–19. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451300800413.

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Turek, Joseph W., Nicholas D. Andersen, D Scott Lawson, Desiree Bonadonna, Ryan S. Turley, Michelle A. Peters, James Jaggers, and Andrew J. Lodge. “Outcomes before and after implementation of a pediatric rapid-response extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program.” Ann Thorac Surg 95, no. 6 (June 2013): 2140–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.01.050.

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Gunn, Tyler M., Guy M. Raz, Joseph W. Turek, and Robert Saeid Farivar. “Cardiac manifestations of Q fever infection: case series and a review of the literature.” J Card Surg 28, no. 3 (May 2013): 233–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.12098.

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Turek, Joseph W., and J William Gaynor. “Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Robert Edward Gross (1905-1988).” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143, no. 5 (May 2012): 1003–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.065.

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Turek, J. W., and E. Dean Mckenzie. “Cardiac tumors.” In Cardiothoracic Surgery Review, 1668–71, 2012.

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