Dr. Robert Turnage, MD

Dr. Robert Turnage, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(4)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Turnage, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and more.Read his story

Northwest Florida Heart Group

8333 N Davis Hwy Fl 4

Pensacola, FL 32514
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Turnage's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Turnage's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Turnage "Dr. Turnage earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. Following medical school, he completed his residency in General Surgery at Caraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, where he also earned Scholar of the Year honors, and a Fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at University of New Mexico Hospitals in Albuquerque. Dr. Turnage is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American board of Thoracic Surgery. Prior to joining the Medical Staff of West Florida Healthcare, Dr. Turnage practiced in Meridian, Mississippi, where he also served as Chief of Staff at the largest medical facility in the area, Anderson Regional Medical Center. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Turnage is also a member of the Society of thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology. He has been involved in research projects and has been published in several medical journals."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Turnage "We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account.  We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communication and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."

7  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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56  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham Al
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Carraway Methodist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turnage has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turnage's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turnage to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Turnage'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Turnage removed a nodule from my husband’s lung. He came highly recommended by our primary care Doctor. Our first meeting with him was excellent. He explained everything he would be doing and put us at ease. The surgery went well. We really liked him!!!
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I don't know any other words to say but thank you. May God bless you in all you do.
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I am a new patient referred by my cardiologist dr Phillips His opinion of dr turnage was outstanding and put my family an I at ease. Let me tell you he was as good as advertised. He gave a perfect set up as t what was going to happen before during and after my surgery and it was spot on. If you...more
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