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Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
MD, Medicine , University of Illinois (Chicago)Illinois Math and Science AcademyBA, Northwestern University PhD, Pharmacology , University of Illinois (Chicago)
Residency, Duke UniversityResidency, Congenital Heart Surgery , Texas Children's HospitalResidency, Cardiothoracic Surgery , Duke UniversityFellowship, Congenital Heart Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
License Iowa Board of Medicine (Active)License New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners (Inactive)License North Carolina Medical Board (Inactive)License Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine (Inactive)License Texas Medical Board (Inactive)Certified American Board of Thoracic SurgeryCertified American Board of Surgery EXCOR'" Certification Berlin Heart Thoracic Endoprosthesis Certification GORE TAG®Certified Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery
Clinical projects for Dr. Turek include: beating heart Norwood operation, minimally invasive anomalous coronary artery repair, ECMO initiation Kaizen, influence of bovine aortic arch on re-coarctation.
Dr. Turek's basic science research interest focuses on multi-level interactions between calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and transient receptor potential vanilloid I regulate oxidation-mediated aortic aneurysm progression in Marfan syndrome.
Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 -
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