Russell F. Turk

Russell F. Turk, MD


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

Cornell University Medical College


Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Member of:
Stamford Health Medical Group


More about Russell F. Turk, MD


Dr. Turk has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2014, 2015 and 2016. He came to Fairfield County 16 years ago, after serving for several years as the Chief of Service for Kaiser Permanente's Northern Virginia Department of OB/GYN. In 2004, he founded Riverside Obstetrics & Gynecology, now Stamford Health Medical Group.

For years, Dr. Turk has cultivated a caring atmosphere and a personal treatment approach that combines cutting-edge medical care with a complementary/holistic approach that considers each woman's medical history, symptoms and goals

Dr. Turk has lived in Greenwich for 16 years with his wife and two children and enjoys spending his free time with family, fishing on the Sound, skiing and running his golden retriever Bailey.

Special Interests

• Minimally invasive surgery including robotics• Obstetrical & gynecologic ultrasound• High- and low-risk obstetrical care• Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy• Complementary and alternative medicine.

Published Work

Dr. Turk has worked as an expert consultant for the online website, and he wrote The Dr. Is In column for He has written about medicine for several other media outlets, including Natural Awakenings magazine.

C. Henderson, H. Egre, R. Turk, V. Aning, Szillagyi,M. Divon. Amniorrhexis lowers the incidence of positive cultures for group B streptococci. Am J Obstet. Gynecol; Feb. 1993; Vol. 168; p. 624-625.

C. Henderson, D. Barad, R. Turk, J. Dobkin, C. Comfort, M. Divon. Placental Biopsy: An innovative approach for antepartum diagnosis of miliary tuberculosis. J National Medical Association; Sept. 1993; Vol. 85; p.685-687.

T. Mukherjee, D. Barad, R. Turk, R. Freeman. A randomized, placebo-controllled study on the effect ofcyclic intermittent etidronate therapy on the bone mineral density changes associated with six months of gonadotropin-releasing hormone aggonist treatment. Am J Obstet. Gynecol; July, 1996; Vol. 175; p. 105-109.


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Associate Professor in Department of OB/GYN
  • Stamford Hospital OR Committee and Perinatal Safety Committee
  • Greenwich Board of Social Services, Former Chairman


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