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Jeffrey Turner, MD

Associate Professor Term; Co-Director Yale Hypertension Clinic, Nephrology; Nephrology Elective Director, Nephrology; Medical Director Davita Branford, Nephrology

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Jeffrey Turner, MD

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Dr. Turner is a clinical educator in the section of Nephrology. His responsibilities include patient care, teaching, and research.

The patients populations that Dr. Turner's clinical cares focuses on for are primarily those with kidney disease and hypertension. Dr. Turner has clinical expertise in a wide variety of kidney related ailments including nephrotic syndromes, glomerulonephritis, kidney disease in the setting of heart failure, diabetic nephropathy, and hypertensive associated kidney disease. Additionally, he is a certified specialist in hypertension and he cares for patients with resistant hypertension as well as those requiring specialized evaluations for identifiable secondary causes of hypertension.

In terms of teaching, Dr. Turner is a course director for the Yale School of Medicine Physician Associate Program and has a myriad of teaching responsibilities involving trainees at all levels (interns, residents, and fellows). He participates in a number of invited lectures at Yale New Haven Hospital as well as the Yale New Haven Health affiliated hospitals. Additionally, he has been an invited speaker at local at national meetings for various Nephrology associations.

Finally, Dr. Turner participates in clinical research at Yale as well. This includes serving as a site Principal Investigator for industry sponsored trials at the Yale Nephrology Office of Clinical Research as well as collaborating with colleagues in the Section of Cardiology at Yale on cardiorenal therapies in both animal and human models.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Montefiore Medical Center (2011)
  • Chief Resident
    Montefiore Medical Center (2009)
  • Residency
    Montefiore Medical Center (2008)
  • MD
    New York Medical College (2005)
  • BS
    San Diego State University, Biology (1999)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Certified Hypertension SpecialistAmerican Society of Hypertension2016

Professional Service

JASNReviewer2022 - Present
Yale School of MedicineNephrology Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee2018 - Present
BMC NephrologyAssociate Editor for BMC Nephrology Journal2016 - 2019
American Heart JournalReviewer2015 - Present
CJASNReviewer2013 - Present
American Society of NephrologyMember2011 - 2022

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