Dr. Dennis Turner, MD

Dr. Dennis Turner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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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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Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

83  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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