Provider Profile

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Provider Profile

Scott G Turner, MD

Neuro-Oncology, Neurology
Call to make an appointment 816-932-2100

Education

Doctoral
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Residency
Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Residency
Internal Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Residency
Neurology, SUNY Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Fellowship
Neuro-Oncology, Duke University - Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Durham, NC

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Biography

Dr. Turner received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a neurology residency at State University of New York in Stony Brook and neuro-oncology fellowship at Duke University. He specializes in the treatment of primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spine.

Dr. Turner’s undergraduate and master’s degree in molecular biology and biochemistry is critical in understanding the complex mechanisms involved with tumor biology. He utilizes a multimodal treatment approach, integrating clinical trials with chemo and radiation therapy, intrathecal chemotherapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Saint Luke's News

FOX4: Brain Tumor Treatment Improving the Odds for One Metro Woman
Doctors at Saint Luke's Health System say a new treatment helping brain cancer patients live longer lives. FOX4 talked to Dr. Scott Turner about the innovative Optune device.
KMBC: Brain Tumor Breakthrough
Doctors now have a new breakthrough tool to help remove fast-growing brain tumors. KMBC talked to Dr. Scott Turner about one of the first Gleolan procedures performed in Kansas City.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna MDOT & Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna MU myChoice Health Program
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select Local
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas City (PPO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Healthcare USA-MC+ (Aetna Better Health)
  • HealthLink (HMO)
  • HealthLink (PPO) through Freedom Network
  • Home State Health Plan (Missouri practices)
  • Humana (PPOx)
  • Humana Choice Care (PPO)
  • Humana Choice PPO (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care (Missouri practices only)
  • Missouri Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • ProviDRs Care Network (formerly WPPA)
  • Pyramid Life (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sunflower State Health Plan (Kansas practices)
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Reimbursement Account
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Savings Account
  • United Healthcare Golden Rule HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United Healthcare Select Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH-POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DP
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare RDP
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plus Essential
  • US Department of Labor

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City