Dr. Turner received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed a neurology residency at Stony Brook University, the State University of New York. He subsequently completed a neuro-oncology fellowship at Duke University, North Carolina. He has been practicing neuro-oncology for over ten years and has served as the director of the neuro-oncology programs at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. He has worked to develop a multidisciplinary treatment paradigm, which integrates clinical trials with chemo and radiation therapy, intrathecal chemotherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery. He created a comprehensive care plan that includes physical and occupational therapy, nutritional planning, psychiatric and neuropsychologic evaluation, and palliative care. He is currently a neuro-oncologist at the University of California, Irvine.