Dr. Jay Turner, MD

Dr. Jay Turner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Jay Turner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

Barrow Brain and Spine

2910 N 3rd Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 81% of peers
Spine Deformities
more than 67% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 58% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Turner does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • The College of New Jersey
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Barrow Neurological Institute, Department of Neurosurgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barrow Neurological Institute, Department of Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Diego Spine Foundation, Complex Spine / Spinal Deformity
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Schulthess Clinic, Complex Spine / Spinal Deformity / Spinal Tumor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Turner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Jay Turner, MD
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My layman's evaluation of Dr. Turner, as both a surgeon and a caring, insightful doctor, on a scale of 1 to 10 is an 11. My quality of life since my only-weeks-ago laminectomy is greatly improved. And my treatment, from the initial stenotic-spine evaluation, through the surgery, and to include...Read More
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Dr. Turner just performed a cervical disk desiccation and I am home recovering. Dr. Turner is very friendly, kind and thorough. I was impressed with him at our first meeting to discuss surgery, and now that the surgery is completed, I feel confident the work he did was exceptional. Very...Read More
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Having spine surgery can be a frightening experience. You're in so much pain before the surgery and the uncertainty of what you will feel after is enough to rattle your nerves. Dr. Turner was extremely knowledgable with my case and his bedside manner is worth a 10 star review. So happy to have...Read More
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Hi,I meet a fine human and, even a Greater Person. Dr. Turner received me at the Barrows Clinic in PHX. . After His exam, as I was checking Him out, This Man is "The Real Deal".He spoke to me not down to me as He discussed the big boy version what I needed and ASAP. I rose from my chair, looked Him...Read More
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One of the finest surgeons I have met. He is caring and compassionate. I am very lucky I found him when I moved from Chicago.
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