Dr Turner’s interests outside of providing excellent ophthalmic care to his patients are focused
on his wife Shawn, with whom he loves to travel. He has two grown children, TC and Thetis.
He has one grandchild, Elizabeth Claire. He is active in First Presbyterian Church, Midland,
and Community Bible Study. When time permits, he enjoys fly fishing in Colorado and Montana.
Board certified in General Ophthalmology in 1981, American Board of Ophthalmology
Dr Turner’ s interests are Premium IOL and refractive cataract surgery, glaucoma, Lasik surgery,
and treatment of external disease.
Serving the Permian Basin through private practice in ophthalmology since 1981.
Fellowship in Intraocular Lens Surgery 1981-84 with Dr John Sheets of Odessa, Tx
UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute 1977-1980
UCLA Department of Surgery 1976-1977
University of Texas Health Science Center Dallas, Texas (Parkland Hospital)
Moss Scholar of Cardiology 1973-1974
Presented paper to American Academy of Cardiology 1975 0n effects of Pulmonary
Hypertension on Cardiac Output
University of Texas at Austin 1968-1972
Graduated High Honors with BS in Biological Sciences
Phi Beta Kappa
Varity Swimming letterman 1969-1972
Alcon Allegretto for Topographic Lasik treatments and Regular treatments
Visx Lasik Certification
American Academy of Ophthalmology 1981 to present
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 1984 to present
American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Texas Ophthalmological Association
Ector and Midland County Medical Associations