Dr. James Turk, DO

Dr. James Turk, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. James Turk, DO is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Valparaiso, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med in 1981 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2802 Leonard Dr

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Information

(219) 531-0355

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Ache
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated


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16  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Southbend Osteopathic Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Naval Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turk to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Turk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I waited 10 days for an urgent appointment with Dr Turk. When I got to the office the wait seemed extensive. I was in pain and by the time I was called back to the examination room I was crying. The nurse nor the doctor asked if I was okay or if I needed anything. They quickly went through what I...more
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