The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Medicine

J. Francis Turner, Jr., MD

Professor
Vice Chairman
Division of Pulmonary Medicine


Clinical Focus

Lung Cancer and Interventional Pulmonology

Education

Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 1981

Residency
Internal Medicine, McLaren General Hospital, Flint, MI, 1985

Fellowships
Pulmonary Medicine, University of California, Davis, 1990
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1992
Interventional Pulmonary Medicine Fellow/Critical Care Medicine Fellow, University of Maryland Medical Center; R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD, 1995

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine
International Consultant, Chinese Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology


Current Publications

Liu Q, Han S, Arias S, Turner JF, Lee H, Browning R, Wang K.
Efficacy and adequacy of conventional transbronchial needle aspiration of IASLC stations 4R, 4L and 7 using endobronchial landmarks provided by the Wang nodal mapping system in the staging of lung cancer. Thoracic Cancer. 2016 Jan;7(1):118-22. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Browning R, Turner JF Jr, Parrish S.
Spray cryotherapy (SCT): institutional evolution of techniques and clinical practice from early experience in the treatment of malignant airway disease. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2015 Dec;7(Suppl 4):S405-14.

Wang KP, Turner JF.
Preface. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2015;7(S4):222.

Jiang JH, Turner JF Jr, Huang JA.
Endobronchial ultrasound elastography: A new method in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration. Journal of Thoracic Disease. 2015;7(S4):272-278.

Current Presentations

Lakkakula V, Ehlers AC, Turner JF, Singh A, Carlson ER. Cervicofacial emphysema: A rare complication following nasotracheal intubation. Presented at 17th Annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference; 2016 Oct 13-15; Atlanta, GA.

Singh A, Dudney TM, McCormack MT, Turner JF. Swyer James syndrome: An unusual masquerader of pulmonary embolism. Presented at American College of Chest Physician; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Singh A, Callison C, Dudney T, Mccormack M, Turner JF. A rare case of synchronous bilateral pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor with successful endobronchial debridement. Presented at American College of Chest Physician; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Singh A, Dewald JB, Turner JF, Dudney T. An unusual case of encephalopathy in a critically ill patient. Presented at CHEST Annual Meeting; 2016 Oct 22-26; Los Angeles, CA.

Turner JF. Establishing a lung cancer screening program. Presented at Big 4 Cancer Conference: Education for Everyone, Research, Prevention, Screening and Outcomes (Invited Lecture); 2016 Oct 14-15; Knoxville, TN.

Sehgal RK, Singh A, Turner JF. Bilateral endobronchial typical carcinoid with bronchoscopic therapy: A retrospective evaluation. Presented at International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; 2016 Sep 22-24; Chicago, IL.

Turner JF, McCormack M, Singh A, Gordon V. An uncommon recurrent pleural effusion: Case report and review of the literature. Presented at 19th World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology / World Congress for Bronchoesophagology; 2016 May 8-11; Florence, Italy.

Turner JF, Dudney T, Sehgal R, Callison C, Browning RB, Parrish S. Rare and orphan lung diseases: Pulmonary calcification. Presented at 19th World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology / World Congress for Bronchoesophagology; 2016 May 8-11; Florence, Italy.

Turner JF (Chair). Transbronchial needle aspiration, endobronchial ultrasound-transbronchial needle aspiration, and endoscopic ultrasound (bronchoscopy)transbronchial needle aspiration. Presented at 19th World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology / World Congress for Bronchoesophagology (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 8-11; Florence, Italy.

Turner JF (Keynote Speaker). Bronchoscopic diagnosis and therapy for large airway obstruction in benign and malignant disease. Presented at 10th Forum of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (Invited Lecture); 2016 May 28-29; Suzhou, China.

Singh A, Turner JF, Dudney T, Sneed G, Gaines T, Snidow J. Massive hemoptysis associated with aberrant blood supply and left lower lobe cystic mass in a patient on Prasugel. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2016 May 13-18; San Francisco, CA.

Wang H, Dhand R, Turner JF, McCormack MT, Chantal D, Church JD, Elder S. Comparison of aerosol delivery during simulated adult noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: Nebulizer versus pressurized metered-dose inhaler. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2016 May 13-18; San Francisco, CA.

Turner JF. Interventional pulmonology innovative techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lung. Presented at TriStar Health Clinical Medicine Update (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jan 25-28; Beaver Creek, CO.

Turner JF. Focus on lung cancer. Presented at TriStar Health Clinical Medicine Update (Invited Lecture); 2016 Jan 25-29; Beaver Creek, CO.

Weiss GJ, Linhart M, Nader DA, Turner JF, Ross JB, Gregory C, Keim P, Harmon B, Barilla H, Pearson T. Analysis of lung microbiome from patients undergoing bronchoscopy. Presented at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; 2015 Sep 6-9; Denver, CO.

Turner JF, Parrish S, Browning R. Upstaging of lung cancer--Use of endobronchial ultrasound in the prediction of T4 disease. Presented at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; 2015 Sep 6-9; Denver, CO.

Modi D, Dudney T, Turner JF. The search for cancer: Procedures in high risk patients: Elevated-cardiac risk in patients undergoing bronchoscopy. Presented at 16th World Conference on Lung Cancer: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer; 2015 Sep 6-9; Denver, CO.

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