Laurence Turka MD, a Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) practicing in Philadelphia, PA

Laurence  Turka  MD

Dr. Laurence Turka is a nephrologist practicing in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Turka specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Turka most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.


Dr. Turka’s career in medicine began in 1982, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Yale Univ Sch of Med, New Haven Ct . After medical school, Laurence Turka MD completed residency at Brigham & Women’S Hosp, Nephrology; Yale New Haven Chldn Ctr, Internal Medicine; Yale New Haven Hosp, Internal Medicine. Dr. Turka is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Laurence Turka MD currently provides care to patients at 3400 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104.


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