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David Turok, M.D., M.P.H.

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(801) 581-6170 University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

David Turok, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Practice. His areas of clinical interest and expertise include all aspects of women's healthcare, particularly family planning.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Obstetrics/Gynecology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Family Medicine/Residency
General OB/GYN

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Obstetrics/Gynecology - Associate Professor (Clinical)
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Family Medicine/Residency
General OB/GYN

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6170 Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
30 north 1900 east
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

David Turok, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Practice. Dr. Turok received his M.D. from the Tufts University School of Medicine, in Boston, MA. His residency training in obstetrics and gynecology was accomplished at the University of Utah. He stayed on as a faculty member.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
OB/GYN
Resident
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Practice and Obstetrics
Fellow
Residency Brown University/Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Resident
Internship Brown University/Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Family & Community Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical Tufts University School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D., M.P.H.
Undergraduate Middlebury College
Environmental Earth Sciences
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Wright R, Frost CJ, Turok DK (1/1/2012). A qualitative exploration of emergency contraception users' willingness to select the copper IUD. Contraception, 85(1), 32-35.
  2. Wark K, Jacobson JC, Turok DK, Murphy PA (12/2011). A Survey of Provider Experience with Misoprostol to Facilitate Intrauterine Device Insertion in Nulliparous Women. Contraception, 84(6), 594-9.
  3. Jacobson JC, Simonsen SE, Ward KM, Havlicak AL, Turok D (2011). A Survey of Sexual Activity and Contraceptive use among University of Utah Undergraduate Students Aged 18-20. Utah's Health: An Annual Review.
  4. Betstadt SJ, Turok D, Kapp N, Feng KT, Borgatta L (6/2011). Intrauterine device (IUD) insertion after medical abortion. Contraception, 83(6), 517-21.
  5. Gurtcheff SE, Turok DK, Stoddard G, Murphy PA, Gibson M, Jones KP (May). Lactogenesis in Early Postpartum Use of the Contraceptive Implant: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Obstet Gynecol, 117(5), 1114-1121.
  6. Turok DK, Espey E, Edelman AB, Lotke PS, Lathrop EH, Teal SB, Jacobson JC, Simonsen SE, Schulz KF (2011). The Methodology for Developing a Prospective Meta-Analysis in the Family Planning Community. Trials, 29(12), 104.
  7. Operative management of intrauterine device complications: a case series report.Turok DK, Gurtcheff SE, Gibson K, Handley E, Simonsen S, Murphy PA (2010). Operative management of intrauterine device complications: a case series report. Contraception, 82(4), 354-7.
  8. A pilot study of the Copper T380A IUD and oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception.Turok DK, Gurtcheff SE, Handley E, Simonsen SE, Sok C, Murphy P (2010). A pilot study of the Copper T380A IUD and oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception. Contraception, 82(6), 520-5.
  9. Turok D, Simonsen SE, Schulz K (2010). Misoprostol for cervical priming prior to IUD insertion in nulliparous women. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, (1).
  10. Trends in levonorgestrel emergency contraception use, births, and abortions: the Utah experience.Turok DK, Simonsen SE, Marshall N (2009). Trends in levonorgestrel emergency contraception use, births, and abortions: the Utah experience. Medscape J Med, 11(1), 30.
  11. Turok DK, Handley E, Simonsen S, North R, Frost C, Murphy P, Gurtcheff S (2009). A survey of women obtaining emergency contraception: are they interested in using the copper IUD? Contraception.
  12. Warren JE, Turok DK, Maxwell TM, Brothman AR, Silver RM (2009). Array comparative genomic hybridization for genetic evaluation of fetal loss between 10 and 20 weeks of gestation. Obstet Gynecol, 114(5), 1093-102.
  13. A randomized trial of tramadol versus ibuprofen as an adjunct to pain control during vacuum aspiration abortion.Romero I, Turok D, Gilliam M (2008). A randomized trial of tramadol versus ibuprofen as an adjunct to pain control during vacuum aspiration abortion. Contraception, 77(1), 56-9.
  14. Second trimester termination of pregnancy: a review by site and procedure type.Turok DK, Gurtcheff SE, Esplin MS, Shah M, Simonsen SE, Trauscht-Van Horn J, Silver RM (2008). Second trimester termination of pregnancy: a review by site and procedure type. Contraception, 77(3), 155-61.

Review

  1. Shih G, Turok DK, Parker WJ (4/2011). Vasectomy: the other (better) form of sterilization. [Review]. Contraception, 83(4), 310-5.
  2. First trimester bleeding.Deutchman M, Tubay AT, Turok D (2009). First trimester bleeding. [Review]. American Family Physician, 79(11), 985-94.
  3. The quest for better contraception: future methods.Turok D (2007). The quest for better contraception: future methods. [Review]. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am, 34(1), 137-66, x.
  4. Management of gestational diabetes mellitus.Turok DK, Ratcliffe SD, Baxley EG (2003). Management of gestational diabetes mellitus. [Review]. Am Fam Physician, 68(9), 1767-72.

Book Chapter

  1. Mata JM, Turok DK (2008). Chapter 16, Section F: Intrapartum Complications, Retained Placenta. In Ratcliffe S. (Ed.), In Family Practice Obstetrics (3rd edition, pp. 488-491). Philadelphia: Mosby.
  2. Turok DK (2008). Chapter 6, Section C: Management of Miscarriage. In Ratcliffe S. (Ed.), In Family Prctive Obstetrics (3rd edition, pp. 144-150). Philadelphia: Mosby.
  3. Beukema R, Raiche M, and Turok DK (2008). Chapter 7, Section A: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. In Ratcliffe S. (Ed.), In Family Practice Obstetrics (3rd Edition, pp. 151-161). Philadelphia: Mosby.
  4. Turok DK, Schultz TR (2008). Chapter 8, Section I: Complications of Pregnancy, Endocrine Conditions. In Ratcliffe S. (Ed.), In Family Practive Obstetrics (3rd Edition, pp. 243-254). Philadelphia: Mosby.
  5. Turok DK, Van Horn JT (2004). Obstetrics and Gynecology. In Haas LJ (Ed.), Primary Care Psychology (pp. 87-94). Oxford University Press.
  6. Turok DK (2001). Diabetes in Pregnancy. In Radcliffe S (Ed.), Family Practice Obstetrics. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins.

Editorial

  1. Cohen E, Turok DK (1/2012). A laboratory for innovative provider education that can lead to real practice change. Contraception 2012/ ARHP's Annual Reproductive Health Clinical Conference, 85(3), 221-3.
  2. Turok DK, Jones K (3/2012). Compassion, Contraception, and Abortion. Salt Lake Tribune op-ed. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/53609137-82/abortion-women-contraception-effective.html.csp.
  3. Shields WC, Cohen EL, Turok DK (7/2011). Bringing it home: our imperative to translate reproductive health research into real practice change. Contraception Journal, 84(1), 1-3.
  4. Turok DK, Shih G, Parker WJ (2010). Reversing the United States Sterilization Paradox by Increasing Vasectomy Utilization. Contraception, 83(4), 289-90.

Abstract

  1. Flores MES, Turok DK, Jacobson JC (03/01/2012). Differences in birth control use and unintended pregnancy among Latina and white populations giving birth in Utah, 2004–2007 [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2011. Las Vegas, NV, September 16, 2011. Contraception Journal, 85(3), 321.
  2. Swenson C, Jacobson JC, Mitchell J, Turok DK (03/01/2012). LNG IUD removals when the strings are not present: a case series [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2011. Las Vegas, NV, September 16, 2011, 85(3), 328.
  3. Jacobson JC, Maurer KA, Turok DK, Murphy P (03/01/2012). Patient Travel Time and Distance for Second Trimester Dilation and Evacuation in the Intermountain West [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2011. Las Vegas, NV, September 16, 2011. Contraception Journal, 85(3), 323.
  4. Jacobson JC, Murphy P, Turok DK (3/2012). Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevalence in Women choosing the Copper T380A IUD for Emergency Contraception [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2011. Las Vegas, NV, September 16, 2011. Contraception Journal, 85(3), 223.
  5. Dermish A, Turok DK, Jacobson JC, Burke K, Flores M (2011). Failed Iud Insertions In Nulliparous And Parous Women [Abstract]. Contraception.
  6. Swenson C, Turok DK, Ward K, Jacobson JC (2011). Misoprostol vs. Placebo Prior to IUD Insertion in Nulliparous Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial [Abstract]. North American Forum on Family Planning, Washington, DC, October 23, 2011. Contraception Journal, 84(3), 307.
  7. Turok DK, Jacobson JC, Gurtcheff SE, Flores M (10/2011). Pregnancy Intendedness and Pregnancy Outcomes among Women Presenting For Intrauterine Device or Oral Levonorgestrel as Emergency Contraception [Abstract]. North American Forum on Family Planning, Washington, DC, October 23, 2011. Contraception Journal, 84(3), 310.
  8. J Jacobson, K Maurer, Turok DK (10/2011). Same-day cervical preparation with misoprostol prior to second-trimester D&E: a case series [Abstract]. North American Forum on Family Planning, Washington, DC, October 23, 2011. Contraception Journal, 84(3), 310.
  9. Pawasarat J, Gibson K, Jacobson JC, Turok DK (9/2010). IUD Removals in Emergency Department Settings [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2010 Atlanta GA.
  10. Flores MES, Schwarz EB, Manuck TA, Jacobson J, Simonsen SE, Turok DK (9/2010). Risk Factors for and consequences of Unintended Pregnancy among Latina and White Populations in Utah, 2004-2007 [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2010 Atlanta GA.
  11. Turok DK, Jacobson JC, Simonsen SE, Gurtcheff SE, Trauscht-Van Horn J, Murphy PA (10/2011). The Copper T380a Iud Vs. Oral Levonorgestrel For Emergency Contraception: A Prospective Observational Study [Abstract]. North American Forum on Family Planning, Washington, D.C./ Contraception Journal, 84(3), 321-322.
  12. Flores MES, Manuck TA, Simonsen SE, Dyer JM, Turok DK (02/05/2010). The “Latina Epidemiologic Paradox” in Utah: Examining Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight (LBW), Preterm Birth (PTB), and Small-For-Gestational-Age (SGA) in Latina and White Populations [Abstract]. Presentation at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Chicago, IL.
  13. Flores M, Manuck T, Turok DK, Dwyer J (2/2010). The “Latina Epidemiologic Paradox” in Utah: Examining Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight (LBW), Preterm Birth (PTB), and Small-For-Gestational-Age (SGA) in Latina and White Populations [Abstract]. Poster presentation at the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Chicago, IL.
  14. Frost CJ, Wright Altamirano R, Turok DK (9/2010). Using Qualitative Methods to Explore EC Users Willingness to Accept the Copper IUD [Abstract]. Reproductive Health 2010 Atlanta GA.
  15. Turok DK, Handley E, Simonsen S, North R, Frost C, Murphy P, Gurtcheff S (9/2009). A Survey of Women Obtaining Emergency Contraception: Are They Willing to Use the Copper IUD? [Abstract]. Poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2009, Hollywood, CA.
  16. Warren JE, Turok D, Maxwell TM, Silver RM, Brothman AR (3/2009). Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization (aCGH) for Genetic Evaluation of Fetal Loss between 10 and 20 Weeks Gestation [Abstract]. Oral Presentation at the Society of Gynecologic Investigation, Glasgow, UK.
  17. Turok DK, Gurtcheff S, Handley E, Sok C, Simonsen S, Murphy P (2009). Does Emergency Contraception Choice Impact Effective Contraception 1 month later? A Prospective Comparision of the Copper IUD and Oral Levonorgestrel [Abstract]. Poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2009, Hollywood, CA.
  18. Gammon L, Simonsen S, Handley E, Murphy P, Turok DK (9/2009). The End of Virginity [Abstract]. Poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2009, Hollywood, CA.
  19. Gurtcheff S, Simonsen S, Handley E, Murphy P, Turok DK (9/2009). U USE IT (University Undergraduates' Sexual Education- Investigating Teachings Survey) To Evaluate Sexual Health Education and Practice [Abstract]. Poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2009, Hollywood, CA.
  20. Gammon L, Simonsen SE, Handley E, Gurtcheff S, Turok DK (8/2009). U USE IT (University Undergraduates' Sexual Education—Investigating Teachings survey) to evaluate students' perceptions of virginity [Abstract]. Contraception Journal, 80(2), 222.
  21. Betstadt S, Turok DK, Borgatta L, Kapp N, Feng K, Arlos A, Gold M (8/2008). IUD insertion after medical abortion [Abstract]. Oral Presentation at Annual Meeting of Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Minneapolis, MN.
  22. Gibson K, Jones K, Van Horn J, Murphy P, Gurtcheff S, Ellis Simonsen S, Turok DK (2008). When good contraception goes bad: a case series of operative intrauterine device removals involving perforations, difficult extractions, and pregnancy [Abstract]. Poster Presentation at Annual Meeting of Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.
  23. Romero I, Turok DK (4/2006). Tramadol versus Ibuprofen as an Adjunct for Pain Control During Vacuum Aspiration Abortions [Abstract]. National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting.
  24. Turok DK, Gurtcheff S, Esplin MS, Silver R, Van Horn JT, Shah M (4/2003). Second trimester termination of pregnancy: A retrospective review of complications by site and procedure type [Abstract]. Poster Presentation at ACOG Annual Meeting.

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