Dr. Buford Turpin Jr, MD

Dr. Buford Turpin Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Buford Turpin Jr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1971 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

517 Highland Ter Ste B

Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Contact Information

(615) 898-1669

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring
very high
more than 91% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
more than 60% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 53% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

0  Board Certifications

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25  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Regional Med Center At Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Buford Turpin Jr, MD
He was rude and unprofessional. He met with me for 2 minutes then told me to get over my fear of needles and that he will not treat me because he does not want to deal with it/me.
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