Peter Turk, M.D., FACS

Peter S. Turk, M.D. FACS


  • American Board of Surgery, 1992; re-certification, 2002


  • Indiana University, National Merit Scholar

Medical School:

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, 1981-1985
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1984

General Surgery Residency:

  • University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1985-1990
  • Administrative Chief Resident, 1989-1990

Surgical Oncology Fellowship

  • Brown University, 1990-1992


  • American Cancer Society Fellowship Award, 1991, 1992

Administrative Positions:

  • Co-director, Presbyterian Breast Cancer Advisory Committee
  • Novant Health Southern Piedmont Oncology Council
  • Director, Presbyterian Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic
  • Director, Presbyterian Multidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic
  • Cancer Liaison Physician, Presbyterian Hospital, 1993-2004
  • North Carolina State Chairman, Cancer Liaison Program, Commission on Cancer, 1996-2002

Academic Positions:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Brown University, 1992


  • Presbyterian Hospital Physician of the Year, 2008
  • Annually on Best Physicians List, Charlotte Magazine & NC Business Journal


  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow North Carolina Chapter
  • American College of Surgeons, President North Carolina Chapter, 2004-2005
  • Board of Directors, 1996-2008
  • Charlotte Surgical Society, President, 2001-2002
  • Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Mecklenberg County Medical Society
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons


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