Alan R. Turtz, MD, FACS

4.93 out of 5 (128 ratings, 39 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Attending Neurosurgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Professor of Neurological Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional Type

Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience / Cooper University Physician



About Me

Alan R. Turtz, MD, FACS is Director of the Pituitary Tumor Program at the Cooper Neurologic Institute and Professor of Neurological Surgery 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

Camden, Cherry Hill, Egg Harbor Township
Cooper Multispecialty Center at Camden Campus

Three Cooper Plaza
Suite 104
Camden , NJ 08103
Phone: 856.968.8695
Fax: 856.968.8206
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Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Cherry Hill

2339 Route 70 West
4th Floor
Cherry Hill , NJ 08002
Phone: 855.306.3876
Fax: 856.546.8527
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Cooper and Inspira Neuroscience at Egg Harbor Township

303 Central Avenue
Unit B
Egg Harbor Township , NJ 08234
Phone: 855.306.3876
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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


  • 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, 2019, 2020, 2023
  • SJ Magazine "Top Docs for Kids" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2020, 2022, 2023
  • New Jersey Monthly Magazine "Top Docs" - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2021, 2022
  • South Jersey Magazine "Best Doctors" - 2016
  • South Jersey Magazine "Top Physicians" - 2020

Ratings and Reviews

Ratings and reviews come from patient responses to health care provider-related questions on the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) Patient Experience Survey that Cooper sends to patients after outpatient office visits.  Learn more about our survey and how ratings are calculated >>

Overall Rating

4.93 out of 5 (128 ratings, 39 reviews)
Sep 12, 2023
Dr Turtz has always taken excellent care of me
Sep 12, 2023
Excellent care given
Aug 12, 2023
Tele-visit no waiting room
Jul 12, 2023
The whole staff from start to finish were helpful and I truly feel like they care about me.
Jul 12, 2023
Visit was good and doctor is knowledgeable and kind to his patient.
Jul 12, 2023
Dr. Is very thorough, kind and professional.
Jul 12, 2023
Dr Turtz is very thorough, explains everything that I need to know.
Jun 12, 2023
Dr. Turtz is excellent physician. He's very friendly, courteous , patient and most knowledgeable. He's definitely a great teacher when he showed and described my MRI. This is my second visit with Dr. Turtz. Both were good experiences. A+
Jun 12, 2023
Everything was very good.
Jun 12, 2023
Dr. Turtz provided outstanding service. He took the time to explain his diagnosis and provided ample opportunity to ask questions. This was one of the best medical interactions that I have ever experienced.