Dr. Dennis Turner, MD

Dr. Dennis Turner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Dennis Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR Ste 1B

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-7777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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
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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
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
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)
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
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
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
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 36 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
    1982
  • 1981
    University Of Washington Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1976
    University Minn Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1975

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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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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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