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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

Behrens, L. G., N. L. Goodale, J. W. Turek, and M. J. Bates. “Use of pulmonary arteriovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in conjunction with the total artificial heart.” Perfusion 31, no. 1 (January 2016): 87–88. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267659115584636.

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Carlson, Alyse M., Jason W. Tcheng, Sarah E. Holgren, and Joseph W. Turek. “Beating-Heart Sliding Arch Aortoplasty for Arch Hypoplasia beyond Infancy.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 10, no. 6 (November 2015): 441–43. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451501000616.

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Carlson, Alyse M., Jason W. Tcheng, Sarah E. Holgren, and Joseph W. Turek. “Beating-Heart Sliding Arch Aortoplasty for Arch Hypoplasia Beyond Infancy.” Innovations (Phila) 10, no. 6 (November 2015): 441–43. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000211.

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Poston, Patrick M., Michael A. McHugh, Nicholas O. Rossi, Sonali S. Patel, Maheen Rajput, and Joseph W. Turek. “The case for using the correction index obtained from chest radiography for evaluation of pectus excavatum.” J Pediatr Surg 50, no. 11 (November 2015): 1940–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.06.017.

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Stephens, Elizabeth H., David Odell, William Stein, Damien J. LaPar, Walter F. DeNino, Muhammad Aftab, Kathleen Berfield, et al. “A Decade of Change: Training and Career Paths of Cardiothoracic Surgery Residents 2003 to 2014.” Ann Thorac Surg 100, no. 4 (October 2015): 1305–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.026.

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Kenleigh, Dorian, R Erik Edens, Michael J. Bates, and Joseph W. Turek. “Use of HeartWare Ventricular Assist System for systemic ventricular support of a pediatric patient after Mustard procedure.” World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 6, no. 2 (April 2015): 339–41. https://doi.org/10.1177/2150135114563769.

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Conway, Brian D., Michael J. Bates, Robert A. Hanfland, Nicholas S. Yerkes, Sonali S. Patel, Domenico Calcaterra, and Joseph W. Turek. “A Minimally Invasive, Algorithm-Based Approach for Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery.” Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery 10, no. 2 (March 2015): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1177/155698451501000205.

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Conway, Brian D., Michael J. Bates, Robert A. Hanfland, Nicholas S. Yerkes, Sonali S. Patel, Domenico Calcaterra, and Joseph W. Turek. “A minimally invasive, algorithm-based approach for anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery.” Innovations (Phila) 10, no. 2 (March 2015): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1097/IMI.0000000000000135.

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Carlson, Alyse M., Joseph W. Turek, Ian H. Law, and Nicholas H. Von Bergen. “Pseudo-preexcitation is prevalent among patients with repaired complex congenital heart disease.” Pediatr Cardiol 36, no. 1 (January 2015): 8–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-014-0955-x.

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