Alan R Turtz, MD, FACS

Departments

Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Chief, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Attending Neurosurgeon

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Gender

Male

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician

NPI

1811083991

About Me

Alan R. Turtz, MD, FACS is Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of the Pituitary Tumor Program at the Cooper Neurologic Institute and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Dr. Turtz received his medical degree in 1986 from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where he also completed his neurosurgery training. Before joining Cooper in 2004, Dr. Turtz practiced in Philadelphia at the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital where he was Chief of the Neurosurgical Service and Medical Director of the Neurosurgical ICU. Dr. Turtz is a nationally recognized leader in the use of minimally invasive cerebral endoscopy. His expertise includes brain tumors with a special interest in pituitary and intraventricular tumors.

Office Locations

Cooper Neurological Institute

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 400
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856.968.7965
Fax: 856.968.8222

Neurosurgery at Cherry Hill

1935 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone: 856.968.7965
Fax: 856.309.5844

Education & Training

Medical SchoolMedical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
InternshipGeneral Surgery - Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
ResidencyNeurosurgery - Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interests

Brain tumors, pituitary and intraventricular tumors, spine surgery

Memberships

  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Camden County Medical Society
  • The Pituitary Society
  • Philadelphia Neurological Society
  • Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Society for Neuroemergencies
  • American Medical Association
  • Philadelphia County Medical Society

Awards and Honors

  • The Diane Barton Caring Award
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital Physician Star Award
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Honor Medical Society Delta Chapter
  • Gilson Colby Engel Resident Award
  • The March of Dimes Science Research Fellowship
  • Dorothy and Sol Sherry Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Neurosurgical Residency Training Program
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs" - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - 2014, 2015, 2016
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine "Top Docs" - 2014, 2015, 2016
  • South Jersey Magazine "Best Doctors 2016"