Medical School Tulane University of Louisiana (1972)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Resection
  • Gallstones/Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lipoma (Soft Tissue Tumor)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Pancreas
  • Pancreatectomy
  • Sarcoid
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Splenectomy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernias

Research Interest

  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Hepatobiliary disease
  • Pancreatic disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

James D. Hardy: A Pioneer in Surgery (1918 to 2003). Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Aru GM, Call KD, Creswell LL, Turner WW Jr. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2004 23 1307-1310

Mesenteric Ischemia: an unusual presentation of traumatic intrahepatic arterioportal fistula

English WP, Johnson MB, Borman KR, Turner WW, Jr. American Surgeon 2001 67 865-867

Polymerase chain reaction for the detection of bacteremia

Reno WL III, McDaniel DO, Turner WW Jr., Williams MD American Surgeon 2001 67 508-511

Traumatic disruption of the thoracic aorta in children. Archives of Surgery

Hormuth D, Cefali D, Rouse T, Cutshaw J, Turner WW Jr., Rodman Jr. G Archives of Surgery 1999 134 759-763

Gamma Probe Guided Resection of Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer

Crossin JA, Johnson AC, Stewart PB, Turner WW Jr. American Surgeon 1998 64 666-669

Honors & Awards

  • AOA

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Midwest Surgical Association
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Southern Surgical Association
  • Western Surgical Association