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Turk, Peter Smith, MD, FACS

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.93 out of 5 | 385 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (Breast Cancer)
(980) 302-6500
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Patient Comments 70 reviews
October 06, 2022
Being recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer my anxiety is very high. From the minute I walked into the building I was greeted with kindness and respect by everyone I had an interaction with.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

October 06, 2022
Very friendly caring staff. Dr. Turk answered all questions and made me feel very comfortable during a highly stressful time.
-Patient in SALISBURY, North Carolina

September 04, 2022
This was the nicest staff I have ever dealt with. Provider has very high ratings from me, and best bedside manners. This facility was the cleanest I have ever seen. Would highly recommend this practice and provider to anyone.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

September 04, 2022
Every staff member has treated me with excellent care and so much kindness for the past year!!! Dr Turk is phenomenal, simply the best!!! I’m an RN and if I lived in Charlotte I would definitely want to work for Novant!!! Keep up the good work!!!
-Patient in NEWTON, North Carolina

September 03, 2022
Everyone from receptionists, technicians, nurses and Dr. Turk were great! After seeing Dr. Turk I felt relieved that he provided me with all the tests results and a path forward.
-Patient in Waxhaw, 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, Oncologic Surgery, Breast Surgery

Gender: Male