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Dr. Joseph Turnipseed, MD

Anesthesiology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Turnipseed

The Spine Diagnostic & Pain Treatment Center

5408 Flanders Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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Dr. Joseph Turnipseed, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1995 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain management.


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(225) 769-5554

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Dr. Turnipseed's conditions and procedures:

  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Pain
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections

About Me

Biography

My great uncle Carl Wendel was a physician who was known by his patients for his caring attitude. His patients knew he always had their best interests at heart. Uncle Carl was the inspiration behind my entering medical school, and I am thankful I had...

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
La State University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
Med Center La University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1995

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Dr. Turnipseed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Turnipseed

3.5

Based on 15 reviews

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I saw Dr Turnipseed for over 10 years. He is arrogant, self-serving, egotistical and rude. Thank goodness he got scared when other pain doctors were arrested. He decided to take me off all long term pain meds (cold turkey) and put me on low dose Loratab only. Loratab never worked for me. There are doctors who care but Dr Turnipseed is not one. His epidurals NEVER WORKED but he insisted I get them bc that's where ”he makes his money” The heck with how YOU feel its all ABOUT HIM AND MONEY. WRONG!
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HORRIBLE!!! If there was a zero rating I would give it.
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The Spine Diagnostic & Pain Treatment Center

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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