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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

Andersen, Nicholas D., and Joseph W. Turek. “Coarctation, aneurysm, carotid agenesis, oh my! Complex arch anatomy requires thoughtful operative planning for safe repair.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 157, no. 1 (January 2019): e21–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.09.054.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., and Joseph W. Turek. “Personalized cardiac surgery: Can noninvasive flow imaging lead to individualized resection strategies for bicuspid aortopathy?” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 156, no. 6 (December 2018): 2110–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.06.060.

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Andersen, Nicholas D., and Joseph W. Turek. “Switching strategies in complex transposition: Sometimes an arterial switch is not the answer.” J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 156, no. 5 (November 2018): e191–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.092.

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Kashyap, Abhishek, Joseph W. Turek, Samantha J. Wagner, Laura Felderman, Elizabeth A. Jaggers, Peter J. Gruber, and R Erik Edens. “Development of a Pediatric Cardiac Mechanical Support Program.” Artif Organs 42, no. 4 (April 2018): 444–51. https://doi.org/10.1111/aor.12963.

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Turek, Joseph W., Brian D. Conway, Nicholas B. Cavanaugh, Alex M. Meyer, Osamah Aldoss, Benjamin E. Reinking, Ahmed El-Hattab, and Nicholas P. Rossi. “Bovine arch anatomy influences recoarctation rates in the era of the extended end-to-end anastomosis.” The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 155, no. 3 (March 2018): 1178–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.055.

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Hua, Xiaoyang, Henry Diggelmann, Vishram Jalukar, Joseph W. Turek, and Nitin A. Pagedar. “Successful Prediction of a Left Nonrecurrent Laryngeal Nerve in a Patient With Right-Sided Aorta and Aberrant Left Subclavian Artery.” The Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology 127, no. 2 (February 2018): 124–27. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489417744318.

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Durden, Randi E., Joseph W. Turek, Benjamin E. Reinking, and Manish Bansal. “Acquired ventricular septal defect due to infective endocarditis.” Ann Pediatr Cardiol 11, no. 1 (January 2018): 100–102. https://doi.org/10.4103/apc.APC_130_17.

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