Dr. John Turns MD
General Practice Physicians — San Ramon, CA
Dr. John Turns specializes in general practice, geriatric medicine, family practice, emergency medicine in San Ramon, California. Details of Dr. Turns' 34 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Tufts University are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Turns
5601 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
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Dr. John Turns identified specializing in
General Practice, Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital., Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate. and Emergency MedicineEmergency Medicine
An emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury..
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Turns is affiliated with 1 hospital:
6001 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
LicenseDr. John Turns has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Turns attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and graduated in 1979 having 34 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- John E Turns
- J Turns
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