Ashfaq A. Turk, MD, FACC, joined Midwest Cardiology in 1995. He began practicing in the Michiana area in 1992. Dr. Turk served consecutive fellowships in Interventional Cardiology and Adult Cardiology at Mount Carmel Medical Center, an affiliate of Ohio State University, located in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Turk earned his medical degree at the University of Sind in Pakistan, where he was awarded the Nishan E. Kyder Academic Scholarship, the highest honor bestowed on a medical student in Pakistan. His numerous honors include being named Best Graduate of Medicine at Liaquat Medical College, earning the Gold Medal for the top ranking position in pre-medical education in the province of Sind, serving as Clinical Preceptor of the College of Medicine at Ohio State University and scoring in the 99th percentile in the Internal Medicine Board Certification Exam.
Dr. Turk is board certified in Cardiovascular Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and an active member of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent in North America.
Dr. Turk's area of expertise include cardiovascular interventional procedures, peripheral vascular disease and endovascular interventions. He is Director of the Interventional Cardiology and Catheterization Laboratory at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. He spearheaded the acute STEMI program at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center achieving the lowest possible time for revascularization in patients presenting with acute MI.