Dr. Joseph Turner, MD

Dr. Joseph Turner, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. Joseph Turner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Daphne, AL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7101 US Highway 90 Ste 204

Daphne, AL 36526

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Turner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blindness
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turner "Our philosophy is to educate the patient regarding his/her disorder and provide the patient with exceptional knowledge of the condition to make a well-informed decision regarding any intervention related to his/her care. We treat our patients with respect and strive to make the entire experience at the office or surgery center pleasurable and informative. We want to provide unparalleled patient care such that each of our patients will personally recommend our practice to friends and family."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Meibomitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Rosacea
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Physicians Medical Center-Carraway
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Oklahoma, Dean McGee Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turner's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turner to family and friends
43 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Turner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

Pleasant and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Turner is exceptional. Awesome doctor that takes time to explain in detail all procedures.
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I would highly recommend Dr Turner. I have been going to him for 3 yrs. He takes his time and he listens to you. A highly professional office. The staff is also very competent and caring, friendly.
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Excellent Dr. Who’s also got common sense, listens to you
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Dr Turner is a competent caring doctor who takes the time to explain what he is doing. I have full confidence in his diagnosis and treatment for my eye problems.
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