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Physician Profile

Kirby L. Turnage, MD

Dr. Turnage is a board certified-orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who has practiced in Pensacola since 1992. He has been on "both sides" of sports medicine – as an athlete and as a physician. Dr. Turnage was a Scholarship Division I athlete at the University of Georgia for four years – competing on two SEC championship teams and participating in two NCAA Final Four appearances. This plus many years as a treating physician gives Dr. Turnage special insight into all aspects sports medicine.

Medical Education
Dr. Turnage received his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga. and completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.

Medical Interests
Dr. Turnage is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in sports medicine.

Medical Associations
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
Escambia County Medical Association
Michael Hoke Society

Community Involvement
Florida State University College of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of South Alabama Physician Assistant Program, Faculty Member

Personal Profile
Dr. Turnage enjoys spending time with his four children and wife. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Turnage enjoys playing guitar, reading, hunting, and scuba diving. He is also an accomplished photographer.

Kirby L. Turnage, MD

  • Shoulder & Knee Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery


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