Undergraduate School Columbia University
Medical School George Washington University School of Medicine
Residency University of Virginia
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • University of Tennessee - Colorectal Surgery Fellow
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Honors / Awards
  • Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Gold Humanism Honor Society, UVA Chapter, 2013
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Excellence in Translational Basic Science Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2010
  • Curtis G. Tribble Award for Resident Teaching, UVA, 2009

Special Procedures & Interests

Advanced laparoscopy for gastrointestinal surgery; procedures for fecal incontinence (ie. sacral nerve stimulator); TAMIS (Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery); surgery for inflammatory bowel disease and functional bowel disorders, anal, rectal and colon cancer; breast cancer; laparoscopic surgery for hernias and biliary disease; endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Personal Interests

Dr. Turza enjoys spending time with her husband and children, playing tennis, going on hikes, and studying American history.


Augusta Health Surgery


(540) 245-7705


(540) 245-7710


70 Medical Center Cir, Suite 307
Fishersville, VA 22939

Insurance Plan Participation

While every attempt is made to ensure this information is up to date, please check with this office for current insurance plan participation.

  • Aetna
  • America‚Äôs Choice Provider Network (ACPN)
  • Anabaptist Healthshare
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • Sentara Optima
  • United Healthcare (UHC)
  • VA Choice
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier