Dr. Heather Turner is a board certified physician who joined the practice in July, 2009.
Dr. Turner graduated with honors from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and received the Scholastic Achievement Award, the Dean’s Award from the Tuscaloosa campus, and the Janet Glasgow Memorial Citation awarded to women graduates in the top 10% of their class. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was recognized for her contributions to medical student education. She is a Fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Turner’s areas of interest include both general and high-risk obstetrics, adolescent medicine, contraceptive options, infertility, menopause, gynecologic surgery including hysterectomy and alternatives to hysterectomy, minimally invasive surgery via laparoscopy, and the evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence.
Dr. Turner has recently been awarded the credential of NCMP (NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner) by the North American Menopause Society. She has demonstrated special competency in menopausal health and strives to help her patients with menopausal issues using the latest evidence-based data. Founded in 1989, The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is North America’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health and quality of life through an understanding of menopause.
Dr. Turner was recognized as a Safety Leader for her patient care at Piedmont Fayette Hospital by Piedmont Healthcare at their annual Board of Directors meeting in October 2011.
Dr. Turner enjoys offering her patients the option of robotic surgery (da Vinci) using a state-of-the-art surgical system designed to help perform the most precise and least invasive hysterectomy available today plus robotic myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids), evaluation and treatment of endometriosis and for treatment of certain types of pelvic organ prolapse. For more information, click on one of the following links:
Dr. Turner balances her practice with her family life with husband, Les, and their two children. She is a volunteer with the March of Dimes, Coweta Food Pantry, Coweta Samaritan Clinic and Coweta Pregnancy Services and is active in several ministries with St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan.
Click the play button on the video below to view Dr. Turner’s video introduction.