Dr. Michael Turner, MD

Dr. Michael Turner, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(54)
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Dr. Michael Turner, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Lewisville, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Read his story

1700 FM 544 Ste 100

Lewisville, TX 75056

Contact Information

(972) 394-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 4 More

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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Turner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Turner "A spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, Dr Michael Turner is proficient in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back and neck pain. He works to improve patient outcomes by using these techniques on patients with, degenerative disc disease, spinal tumors and spinal deformity. He is also proficient in the treatment of cranial disorders, including brain tumors. Dr Turner is originally from California where he completed his B.S. before moving to Chicago where he received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. After completing a spine fellowship in 2011 at Cedars Sinai Spine Institute Foundation, Dr Turner, moved to Texas to join Frisco Spine. Dr Turner is officed in our Baylor Carrollton location where he holds the position of Director of Neurosurgery."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turner "Frisco Spine offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary team approach to neck and back pain through a team of neurosurgeons and physiatrists specializing in the treatment of spinal disorders. We are a spine center where conservative management is always emphasized first, yet surgical options are also available."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Neck Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuroplasty
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Loyola University-Chicago-Stritch Som
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turner to family and friends
4.1
based on 54 total reviews (19 with comments)
Dr. Turner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (19)
in Carrollton Texas |
I was very satisfied with the care I received from Dr. Turner's office starting with the staff that checked me in. His PA is very knowledgeable and I felt like I was in good hands while she was working directly with me. I especially enjoyed being able to view the MRI and see with my own eyes what we would be working on together to bring about a solution. Scott Grigsby
in Plano, TX |
I’m most impressed with the employees associated with this practice...courtesy, understanding, caring and very knowledgeable. I enjoy my visits in and out quickly. ??????????????
in Lewisville, TX |
Dr. Turner has performed 4 serious surgeries on my husband this year. Every experience he explained all of the possible scenarios and has ALWAYS been available to answer questions regardless of time or day. (Apologies to his family). I hurt my back minor compared to hubby, still total agony and unable to stand etc. I went to 2 ers and my primary. It took 24 days for pc to get me a referral to Dr. Turner. One visit with him, 3 doses of rx I am 80% better. Thank you for giving me my life back!!?
in Garland, TX |
Dr. Turner, beyond his esteemed education, wisdom, and experience, is a professional who can relay that information necessary to educate the patient on the condition treated. He then works with the patient, armed with informed judgement, on a mutually agreed upon course of action for the most profitable outcome in each unique situation. He doesn't lead you by the nose with fase-promises or a sugar-coated diagnosis. He shoots it straight with compassion. His staff are amazing, capable, friendly..
in The Colony, TX |
I am always treated with respect and am given time to ask questions receiving answers that I understand.
in Coppell, TX |
Very conservative treatment approach. Does not jump straight to surgical option, but gives other alternative choices before proceeding to surgery if necessary. Very thorough review of symptoms and explains all options thoroughly. Would recommend Dr. Turner highly!
in Aubrey, TX |
Dr. Turner is an excellent physician. He takes time and care to make sure everything is right. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends if they ever need his expertise. He listened to what my concerns were and explained the procedure very well.
in Bedford, Texas |
Dr Turner and his PA's demonstrated genuine concern for me and my family, when I unexpectedly found myself in the hospital. Dr Turner made it clear from the beginning, that we would get to the root of the problem. What a relief! Subsequent visits to his office, only reinforced my positive feelings for him and his entire staff.
Euless, TX |
Dr Turner and all his staff are caring and respectful to their patients A plus service.
Dr. Turner always has time to listen to your concerns, he makes sure you fully understand the problem, your options, risks, and success rates. He is not a doctor that will come in rushing, tell you what you will or will not do; he truly wants you to be a part of your care.
in Double Oak, TX |
I have been under Dr. Turner's care now for 3 years and if you listen to him and follow his instructions you will get well.
in Rockwall, TX |
Dr. Turner is very thorough and personable. I feel he goes to the extremes to answer all my questions and leaves me with no doubt. I am very comfortable with him and his staff. Everyone is smiling and always goes out of their way to assist me. I recommend Dr. Turner and his staff to anyone.
in PLANO, TX |
IT WAS EXCELLENT. CARING, DETAILED, KNOWLEDGEABLE.
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr. Turner is always a phone call away. He is an amazing neurosurgeon! I was nervous about getting a shunt, I'm so happy to report that Dr. Turner was able to address my situation with precision & less scarring that I had seen other surgeons leave on their patients. Very thorough and great care for every patient . I feel Blessed to have Dr.Turner & his entire staff on my team.
in Lewisville, TX |
I adore the staff at Frisco Spine now. And Dr.Turner always a smile and a warm greeting. One of my favorite Docs....
Ft Worth, TX |
When looking for "the right neurosurgeon" for my situation, I wanted Quality- not quantity. Dr. Turner is a no nonsense , focused precise neurosurgeon . I'm blessed to have found him. Dr. Turner pays attention to his patients specific needs. Not all surgeons will do this. Check out his education- He is top notch in his field.
in Lewisville, TX |
I had Cervical Fusion on Feb. 10, 2016. I called on May 11 or 12 for a follow-up because my neck was bothering me. The staff called me back and said Dr. Turner was no longer associated with his group, therefore, I had no insurance coverage and no one to follow-up the healing of my Cervical Fusion. I had to start all over and find someone who would take me on as a patient to following my surgery. Through my Primary Care Physician I found someone close. I'm not too pleased with the experience
in Lewisville tx |
Love his office!!!!!
Lewisville,tx |
Dr Turner saved my life. He is veey blunt and to the point and i beleive he has a 6th sense with his patients. I would recommend him to everyone and do. He is amazing.
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Dr. Turner accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart EPO
    HealthSmart POS
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
    Principal Financial Group PPO
  • Texas True Choice
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Turner has admitting privileges

Baylor Medical Center at Carrollton
4343 N Josey Ln
Carrollton, TX 75010
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
12505 Lebanon Rd
Frisco, TX 75035
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Medical City Denton
3535 South I35 East
Denton, TX 76210
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Medical City Lewisville
500 W Main St
Lewisville, TX 75057
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Medical City McKinney
4500 Medical Center Dr
McKinney, TX 75069
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Medical City Plano
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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