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Lauren C. Turza, MD

Lauren Turza, MD

Lauren Turza, MD

Lauren C. Turza, MD

Years of Experience
Clinical Interests
Breast Cancer, Breast Surgery, Care coordination and enrollment of clinical trials with medical and radiation oncology, High risk and survivorship, Young breast cancer

3580 Joseph Siewick Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033-1764


About Lauren C. Turza, MD

Dr. Lauren Turza is a specialty care physician board certified in surgery at Inova Health System. She joined Inova in 2022 and has been practicing since 2009.

Dr. Turza provides care for the following clinical areas: ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy, skin punch biopsy, excisional biopsies, nipple duct exploration for nipple discharge, partial mastectomy with or without oncoplastic surgery (hidden scar and lift/reduction), mastectomies (skin sparing, nipple sparing or aesthetically flat closure), sentinel lymph node biopsies, targeted axillary dissection, and axillary lymph node dissections.

Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Turza served in the U.S. Army for 17 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbia University and attended Uniformed  Services University of the Health Sciences for medical school in Bethesda, MD. She completed her internship and residency in general surgery at the National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed National Military Medical Center) and fellowship in breast surgical oncology at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Dr. Turza has deployed oversees in the Middle East.

She was the chief of breast surgery and director of the breast center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and at Tripler Army Medical Center. She also served as the cancer liaison physician for the Commission on Cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She is Assistant Professor of Surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has published research in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Turza lives in Bethesda, MD, with her two children and enjoys outdoor activities including biking, running and hiking.

PubMed Publications


  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Association of Women Surgeons

  • Excelsior Surgical Society

Medical School
Uniformed Services University
National Capital Consortium USUHS
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Training Specialty: Breast Surgical Oncology
8/1/2021 - 7/31/2022

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