Dr. Joseph Turek, MD

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD

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Dr. Joseph Turek, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

200 Hawkins Dr

Iowa City, IA 52242

Contact Information

(800) 777-8442

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Golden Rule
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Turek's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Heart Surgery
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Fontan Operation
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Thrombosis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease

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Biography

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Child & Adolescent Open Heart Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2011
    Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2007
    Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2007
  • 2002
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2002
  • 1994
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1994

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Our son was born with a very complex congenital heart defect and has had three open heart surgeries as a result of his condition at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics performed by Dr. Turek. Words cannot express the gratitude and appreciation our family feels towards Dr. Turek. He is...Read More
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Dr. Turek assisted with my son's Fontan surgery. We first met Dr. Turek at our pre-op appointment. He helped ease our nerves by explaining the surgery and taking the time to answer all our questions. We felt very confident in his skills after this appointment. Our son's surgery went very well and...Read More
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Dr Turek is a great dr and surgeon! He cares about his patients and their families! Our daughter had surgery at the age of 2.5 and she says, "I love Dr Turek, he fixed my broken heart!" Out of the mouth of babes!
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Dr. Turek has done three open heart surgeries on our son: Norwood, Hemi-Fontan and Lateral Tunnel Fontan. He is truly a lifesaver. He remembers every family that he cares for and will go out of his way to ask how they are doing. His skill is amazing but Dr. Turek is more than just our son's heart...Read More
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