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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

Turek, Joseph W., Joseph R. Nellis, Brenton G. Sherwood, Meera Kotagal, Andrew L. Mesher, Ravi R. Thiagarajan, Sonali S. Patel, et al. “Shifting Risks and Conflicting Outcomes-ECMO for Neonates with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in the Modern Era.” J Pediatr 190 (November 2017): 163-168.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.08.010.

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Noonan, Mackenzie, Joseph W. Turek, John M. Dagle, and Steven J. McElroy. “Intraoperative High-Frequency Jet Ventilation Is Equivalent to Conventional Ventilation During Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 8, no. 5 (September 2017): 570–74. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150135117717974.

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Cavanaugh, Nicholas B., Lan Qian, Nicole M. Westergaard, William J. Kutschke, Ella J. Born, and Joseph W. Turek. “A Novel Murine Model of Marfan Syndrome Accelerates Aortopathy and Cardiomyopathy.” In The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 104:657–65, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.077.

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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.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 12, no. 2 (March 2017): 109–15. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451701200206.

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Calcaterra, Domenico, Mohammad-Ali Jazayeri, Joseph W. Turek, Kalpaj R. Parekh, Mohammad Bashir, Karam Karam, and Robert S. Farivar. “Aortic Root Reconstruction with a New Dacron Graft Featuring Prefabricated Coronary Side Branches: Lessons Learned from the Cabrol Procedure.” Aorta (Stamford) 5, no. 1 (February 2017): 1–10. https://doi.org/10.12945/j.aorta.2017.16.023.

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Hosn, Maen Aboul, Rachael Nicholson, Joseph Turek, William J. Sharp, and Luigi Pascarella. “Endovascular Treatment of a Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Injury in an Eight-Year Old Patient: Case Report and Review of Literature.” Ann Vasc Surg 39 (February 2017): 292.e1-292.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2016.11.001.

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Morales, David L. S., Muhammad S. Khan, Joseph W. Turek, Reshma Biniwale, Christo I. Tchervenkov, Michele Rush, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, James S. Tweddell, and Marshall L. Jacobs. “Report of the 2015 Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Practice Survey.” In Ann Thorac Surg, 103:622–28, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.108.

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McHugh, Michael A., Patrick M. Poston, Nicholas O. Rossi, and Joseph W. Turek. “Assessment of potential confounders when imaging pectus excavatum with chest radiography alone.” J Pediatr Surg 51, no. 9 (September 2016): 1485–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.02.041.

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Nellis, Joseph R., Joseph W. Turek, Osamah T. Aldoss, Dianne L. Atkins, and Benton Y. Ng. “Intervention for Supravalvar Pulmonary Stenosis After the Arterial Switch Operation.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 1 (July 2016): 154–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.01.068.

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Holgren, Sarah E., Ryan T. Frede, Jennifer P. Crumley, Sonali S. Patel, Elizabeth A. Moore, and Joseph W. Turek. “Novel Utilization of the Bridge during Weaning off Venoarterial ECMO: The Hoffman Clamp Method.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 11, no. 3 (May 2016): 229–31. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451601100315.

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