Dr. James Turner is a family practitioner practicing in Washington, MO. Dr. Turner specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Turner possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Univ of Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1975
University of Pennsylvania, PA 1975
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- High Cholesterol
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Spinal Stenosis
- Adjustment Disorder
- Vascular Disease
- Univ Hosps & Clinics, Family Medicine
- University Mo Health Science Center
- UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
- Mercy Clinic
Dr. James D Turner M.D.'s Practice location
Washington, MO 63090Get Direction
Washington, MO 63090Get Direction
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