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Turk, Peter Smith, MD, FACS

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.90 out of 5 | 350 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (Breast Cancer)
(980) 302-6500
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Patient Comments 89 reviews
March 29, 2022
I was very pleased with Dr. Turk. He thoroughly explained results, personable, showing compassion and kindness. Also, showed a little sense of humor.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

March 29, 2022
Everything was excellent.
-Patient in MOORESVILLE, North Carolina

March 27, 2022
Everyone was very professional .
-Patient in ROCK HILL, South Carolina

March 25, 2022
I felt better mentally after my appointment.
-Patient in MATTHEWS, North Carolina

March 25, 2022
None of my questions were answered by the doctor. Acted like he was to busy!!!
-Patient in MONROE, North Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (Breast Cancer)
(980) 302-6500
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (Therapeutics)
(980) 302-6760

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Medical School:
Indiana University - Indianapolis

University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences 1990

Brown University 1992

Board Certifications:
General Surgery

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I am the medical director of surgical oncology at Novant Health Cancer Institute, and co-director of the breast cancer program at Novant Health.

Having graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from medical school, I am passionate about clinical research and have authored/coauthored many textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles focused on breast and GI cancer.

I have been on clinical faculty at Brown University and UNC-Chapel Hill, and served as past president of the NC Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Other recognitions include being selected as top physician annually in Charlotte Magazine, NC Business Journal and Best Doctors of America.

I seek to establish trust with each new patient throughout the individualized treatment process, utilizing all the resources available through the Novant Health Cancer Institute.

Special Interests: Breast Cancer, Melanoma, Skin Cancer, Sarcoma

Gender: Male