Margaret A Turk, MD, 315 464-5820

Margaret A Turk, MD
Appointed 02/05/89
311 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-5820

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Upstate Comprehensive Stroke Center: Neurorehabilitation

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: Ohio State University Hospital, 1978
  • Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital, 1976
  • MD: Ohio State University, 1975

Clinical Interests

  • Lifelong disability issues (adults with cerebral palsy spina bifida polio persons with spinal cord injury brain injury); health promotion for person with disabilities; outcomes and function measurement; electrodiagnosis; The Energy Expenditure in Cerebral

Research Interests

  • Secondary conditions of cerebral palsy in adults. Health promotion effect on adults with disabilities, including assessment of a health resource model for persons with disabilities.

Clinical Trials

  • Randomized Trial of the Innovative Neurotronics WalkAide Compared to Conventional Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) in Stroke Patients (INSTRIDE)
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Specialties & Certification

  • Physical Medicine and Rehab

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Concussion
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Cramps and Spasms
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Brain Trauma
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke


  • Adults and Children


  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Botox Injection
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Concussion Management
  • Electrodiagnostic testing
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Intrathecal Pump Management
  • Intrathecal Pump Refill
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Nerve Conduction Study/Testing
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic (Musculoskeletal) Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation for Pediatric Patients
  • Stroke Care
  • Treatment for Special Needs and Developmentally Disabled Patients
  • Wheelchair & Seating Clinic

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

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