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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

Ciociola, Elizabeth C., Karan R. Kumar, Kanecia O. Zimmerman, Elizabeth J. Thompson, Melissa Harward, Laura N. Sullivan, Joseph W. Turek, and Christoph P. Hornik. “Association between preoperative respiratory support and outcomes in paediatric cardiac surgery.” Cardiol Young 30, no. 1 (January 2020): 66–73. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1047951119002786.

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Zhu, Alexander, Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Commentary: Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: The More (Practice), The Merrier.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 32, no. 3 (2020): 560–61. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.semtcvs.2020.03.017.

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Drysdale, Nicolas D., Nicholas D. Andersen, James M. Meza, Andrew J. Lodge, J Scott Rankin, and Joseph W. Turek. “Initial Application of a Bicuspid Aortic Annuloplasty Ring in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.” Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Pediatr Card Surg Annu 23 (2020): 29–33. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.pcsu.2020.02.003.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., Sonya Kirmani, and Joseph W. Turek. “Commentary: Cavopulmonary assist: Closing in on the white whale of single-ventricle palliation.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 158, no. 6 (December 2019): 1637–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.08.075.

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Meyer, Alex M., Joseph W. Turek, Julia Froud, Levi A. Endelman, Nicholas B. Cavanaugh, Jose E. Torres, and Ravi Ashwath. “Insights into Arch Vessel Development in the Bovine Aortic Arch.” Pediatr Cardiol 40, no. 7 (October 2019): 1445–49. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-019-02156-6.

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McElhannon, Caroline A., Joseph W. Turek, and Nicholas D. Andersen. “Commentary: An ex utero fetal sheep model breathes fresh air into the study of neurodevelopment.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, September 19, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.08.068.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., Sonya Kirmani, and Joseph W. Turek. “Commentary: Shunted single-ventricle neonatal ventricular-assist device support: Are we nearing a consensus strategy?” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 158, no. 2 (August 2019): e71–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.101.

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Lodge, Andrew J., Nicholas D. Andersen, and Joseph W. Turek. “Recent Advances in Congenital Heart Surgery: Alternative Perfusion Strategies for Infant Aortic Arch Repair.” Curr Cardiol Rep 21, no. 3 (February 28, 2019): 13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11886-019-1098-8.

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