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Turk, Peter Smith, MD, FACS

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.91 out of 5 | 383 reviews
Complex General Surgical Oncology
Novant Health Cancer Institute - Elizabeth (Breast Cancer)
(980) 302-6500
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Patient Comments 81 reviews
August 31, 2022
From the reception to the staff to the dr was one of the best experiences I have ever had. Keep up the good work
-Patient in Hermosa Beach, California

August 30, 2022
Thorough, caring, good communication, & follow through from Dr. and assistants.
-Patient in ROCK HILL, South Carolina

August 21, 2022
Dr. Turk explained everything to me and made me feel comfortable. I know I'm in competent hands. Staff was very professional and kind.
-Patient in York, South Carolina

August 20, 2022
Hi. I felt that everything went very smoothly and I was well informed when I left, and I have a lot of confidence in this provider and his staff, and I believe that I am in the best hands possible.
-Patient in WEDDINGTON, North Carolina

August 20, 2022
Excellent care!
-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

Gender: Male