Dr. Joseph Turek, MD

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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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 Experience

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  • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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4  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Vascular Disease

18  Procedures

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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