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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

In the News

Publications

Nellis, Joseph R., Zachary W. Fitch, Ashley Y. Choi, James M. Meza, Zebulon Z. Spector, Nicholas H. Von Bergen, Jose E. Torres, Jacob A. Klapper, Jude S. Sauer, and Joseph W. Turek. “A Minimally Invasive Approach for Placing Sew-On Epicardial Leads in the Child.” Innovations (Phila) 13, no. 6 (n.d.): 455–57. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000568.

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Alsarraj, Mohammed K., Joseph R. Nellis, Andrew M. Vekstein, Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Borrowing from Adult Cardiac Surgeons-Bringing Congenital Heart Surgery Up to Speed in the Minimally Invasive Era.” Innovations (Phila) 15, no. 2 (n.d.): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1177/1556984520911020.

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Nellis, Joseph R., Andrew M. Vekstein, James M. Meza, Nicholas D. Andersen, John C. Haney, and Joseph W. Turek. “Left Anterior Mini-Incision for Pulmonary Valve Replacement Following Tetralogy of Fallot Repair.” Innovations (Phila) 15, no. 2 (n.d.): 106–10. https://doi.org/10.1177/1556984520911025.

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Vekstein, Andrew M., Joseph R. Nellis, James M. Meza, Nicholas D. Andersen, John C. Haney, and Joseph W. Turek. “Left Anterior Mini-Incision for Pulmonary Valve Replacement in a 12-Year-Old.” Innovations (Phila) 15, no. 2 (n.d.): 111–13. https://doi.org/10.1177/1556984520911026.

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Nellis, Joseph R., Charles M. Wojnarski, Zachary W. Fitch, Nicholas A. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Fibroelastoma Resection.” Innovations (Phila) 14, no. 6 (n.d.): 577–80. https://doi.org/10.1177/1556984519884308.

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Nellis, Joseph R., Timothy K. Chung, Nandita Agarwal, Jose E. Torres, Sarah E. Holgren, Madhavan L. Raghavan, and Joseph W. Turek. “Modeling Outcomes: Modified Aortic Arch Advancement for Neonatal Hypoplastic Arch.” Innovations (Phila) 12, no. 2 (n.d.): 109–15. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000357.

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Conway, Jennifer, Oliver Miera, Iki Adachi, Katsuhide Maeda, Pirooz Eghtesady, Heather T. Henderson, Kristine Guleserian, Chu-Po S. Fan, Richard Kirk, and Richard Pediatric VAD Investigators. “Worldwide Experience of a Durable Centrifugal Flow Pump in Pediatric Patients.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 30, no. 3 (n.d.): 327–35. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2018.03.003.

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