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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

Ranney, David N., Alyssa C. Habermann, James M. Meza, Joseph W. Turek, Andrew J. Lodge, Travis P. Vesel, Sonya Kirmani, Jacob N. Schroder, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Implantation of a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device in a 21-kg pediatric patient with Fontan failure.” J Card Surg 35, no. 12 (December 2020): 3634–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocs.15088.

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Meza, James M., Abigail Benkert, Neel Prabhu, Veerajalandhar Allareddy, Andrew McCrary, Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Sustained Total All-Region Perfusion During the Norwood Operation is Associated With Improved Post-Operative Recovery.” In Circulation, Vol. 142, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1161/circ.142.suppl_3.16765Circulation.

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Meza, James M., Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Commentary: The over/under is set at 17? Let's not gamble with discharge after the Norwood operation.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 160, no. 4 (October 2020): 1033–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.094.

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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 110, no. 4 (October 2020): e279–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.038.

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Overbey, Douglas M., Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Commentary: Help a sister out: Dual cannulation strategy for neonatal heart surgery in a conjoined twin.” Jtcvs Tech 3 (September 2020): 303–4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjtc.2020.04.019.

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Hill, Kevin D., H Scott Baldwin, David P. Bichel, Alicia M. Ellis, Eric M. Graham, Christoph P. Hornik, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, et al. “Overcoming underpowering: Trial simulations and a global rank end point to optimize clinical trials in children with heart disease.” Am Heart J 226 (August 2020): 188–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.05.011.

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