Dr. Peter Smith Turk MD Surgeon

Dr. Peter Turk is a surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Carolinas Medical Center-University and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Carolinas Medical Center-University and one of 168 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University Tennessee Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1990

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Image-guided core biopsy has advantages over needle localization biopsy for the diagnosis of nonpalpable breast cancer.
Whitten, T. M., Wallace, T. W., Bird, R. E., Turk, P. S.

Augmentation of the lymphokine-activated killer cell response in head and neck cancer patients by combination interleukin-2 and interferon-alpha.
Wanebo, H., Blackinton, D., Weigel, T., Turk, P., Mehta, S.

Is surgical excision necessary for atypical ductal hyperplasia of the breast diagnosed by Mammotome?
Adrales, G., Turk, P., Wallace, T., Bird, R., Norton, H. J., Greene, F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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