Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD

Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Turek

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, and more.


Accepting new patients


Make an appointment


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Turek accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(800) 777-8442

Dr. Turek accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Golden Rule
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Iowa
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Dr. Turek treats your condition or procedure

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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Turek, MD is a pediatric cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

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

Awards

Dr. Turek's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Turek

5.0

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
100%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Turek?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Turek'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. Joseph Turek, MD
Recent
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joseph Turek, MD?
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joseph Turek, MD?
Reply
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!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joseph Turek, MD?
Reply
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joseph Turek, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Turek?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Turek treats patients.

Learn more