Dr. Alan Turtz, MD

Dr. Alan Turtz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alan Turtz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Camden, NJ and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

Cooper Neurological Institute

3 Cooper Plz Rm 104A

Camden, NJ 08103
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

Learn about Dr. Turtz

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Turtz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Turtz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turtz "The Cooper Neurological Institute (CNI) is South Jersey’s premiere facility fully dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological issues.

The Institute offers convenient access to CNI’s team of physicians including specialists in minimally invasive neurosurgery techniques, brain tumor treatments, spinal trauma, stroke, hydrocephalus, pituitary tumors, aneurysms, epilepsy, movement disorders and neuromuscular care. At the CNI, patients are offered supportive services including support groups, integrative medicine, nutritional and psychological counseling and social services."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
Read Less

14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turtz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Turtz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Turtz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Turtz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Turtz


Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Turtz?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Turtz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Alan Turtz, MD
Dr. Turtz. As I enjoy a beautiful day outside I wanted to thank you and all of Cooper Health for all that you did for me. Ten years ago I was at my lowest, and all of the procedures you and Cooper performed was excellent. It has taken a lot of work but I am so happy to be in good health. Thank you...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Steve Kakas in Maple Shade, NJ – May 24, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Alan Turtz, MD?
Dr. Turtz performed surgery on my daughter to remove a large meningioma. It was all so sudden but he and his team ,Mark , Amber AJ and Clint all put us at ease. It was a 15 hour surgery and all I know is my daughter is here!! She has a long road ahead, but I and my daughter are very confident in...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Janice Turner in Atco, NJ – May 18, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Alan Turtz, MD?
Incredible surgeon- very caring and takes his time with my son at every visit. His assistant Maria is exceptional!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Woolwich, NJ – Apr 12, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Alan Turtz, MD?
He save my life I was in a accident nd broke my neck he has took good care of me I could've not been walking nd thx to him I'm up nd walking & back to work that's is a blessing that I was able to walk again his my hero that all I have to say he treated me as I was his fam so with that say I love...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option9
thumbs down icon option1
Janet cruz in Stratford nj – Jan 09, 2016
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Alan Turtz, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Turtz?

Compare Neurosurgeons

More Neurosurgeons like Dr. Turtz at Cooper Neurological Institute

Show All Neurosurgeons