Dr. Peter Turk, MD

Dr. Peter Turk, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Peter Turk, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in complex general surgical oncology, general surgery, and more.

1718 E 4th St Ste 307

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(704) 384-5373

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Turk'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.

3  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

60  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Indiana University Bloomington Indiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Tennesse
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Tn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Brown University/Roger Willliams Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turk to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Turk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Turke was outstanding while I was going thru my breast cancer. He explained everything and was caring and very knowledgeable. I would recommend him highly!
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My experience with Dr. Turk began in November 2016. He met with my family and I several times before my surgery in December. He is extremely patient and has a calming demeanor. In addition, he has a very good bedside and professional attitude. I'm very blessed to have the experience of having...more
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I interviewed 3 surgeons and chose Dr. Turk because he was very patient, kind, caring and thorough. All 3 surgeons recommended the same course of action, but Dr. Turk took time to follow up personally after initial consult and made me feel very well taken care of during a challenging time in my...more
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Very friendly.... I went to him as an second opinion and could not have asked for anyone better. He took time to answer all of my questions, explaining everything about the procedures and what to expect. He put me at ease with the decisions we were making. He called me personally to give me...more
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He was more concerned about who was going to pay the bill than about the patients problems and concerns. I thought it was sort of strange. My bills have always been paid. I will be looking for another Doctor.
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