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Dr. Dennis Turner, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Turner

Dr. Dennis Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.


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(919) 684-7777

Dr. Turner accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
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2 malpractice claims Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Turner's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Turner performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Turner performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Turner treats Brain Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Turner treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Turner's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dennis Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University Hospital University Of Oslo
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University Of Washington Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1976
University Minn Hosps
Internship Hospital
1975
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1981
1976
1975

Dr. Turner's Reviews

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Dr. Turner assisted Dr. Robertson with my cervical spine surgery (neck). Prior to my surgery Dr. Turner came in and explained exactly what the procedure entailed and what he’d be doing to correct the problem. He was kind, considerate and compassionate. He answered all question thoroughly. After...Read More
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