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Joel A. Turner, MD

General Surgery

Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

To schedule an appointment, call: 443-849-4800
General Surgery - Finney Trimble at GBMC
General Surgery - Finney Trimble at GBMC
Pavilion East
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Gender: Male
Medical School:University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency:University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship:University of Maryland Medical System

Joel A. Turner, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Maryland Hospital. In addition, he obtained further training in advanced laparoscopic procedures during his fellowship, also at the University of Maryland Hospital. During residency and fellowship, he was exposed to a broad range of advanced laparoscopic procedures and received extensive training in endocrine surgery from one of the state’s busiest endocrine surgeons, Dr. William Scovill. Dr. Turner is the vice chairman of the Department of Surgery, as well as the chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor (from 2011 on):

General Surgery - Finney Trimble at GBMC
Pavilion East
6565 N. Charles St.
Suite 501
Towson, MD 21204
Park:Iris — (Directions)
Call: 443-849-4800
Call: 443-849-4800
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Th 9:00AM - 4:30PM
F 9:00AM - 3:00PM
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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

[...] I will definitely refer him to others, who may need his expertise and skill especially for a Parathyroidectomy.
No problems.
I was very impressed with Dr. Turner's knowledge, professionalism and bedside manner.
He seemed rushed even though we were early and had plenty of time for visit.
Excellent experience - Kind & mannerly.
Should be more willing to listen to what patient has to say, the attention to it.
Dr. Turner is the BEST! Takes his time, listens intently, explains in an easy-to-understand manner, and even draws pictures!!
I was so pleased with Dr. Turner's current & previous care that I brought my husband to see him about a mass on his neck.
Dr. Turner went above & beyond my expectations.

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