Scott Turner MD

Scott G. Turner, MD


Accepting New Patients

Scott Turner, MD, is a board-certified Neurologist specializing in  Neuro-Oncology at the Brain Tumor Center at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute®. An experienced clinician, Dr. Turner’s practice in Orange County, CA, is focused on benign and malignant primary brain and spine tumors as well as metastatic tumors, peripheral nerve tumors, pituitary and acoustic tumors, and the neurologic complications that stem from oncologic disease. Dr. Turner strives to provide effective treatments that also maximize quality of life along with compassionate and individualized care of his patients and their loved ones. He has been a principal investigator and sub-investigator on numerous clinical trials and he is an ardent proponent of research and leading-edge treatments based on individualized genetic data from each patient’s tumor. 

Dr. Turner completed his Neurology training at SUNY Stony Brook followed by a Neuro-Oncology fellowship at Duke University.  He was the director of the Neuro-Oncology programs at the Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, and he previously had an academic appointment at University of California, Irvine.

He is an active member of the Society for Neuro-Oncology and the American Academy of Neurology.

Accepted Insurance

Medicare, medicaid and most insurance plans are accepted. Please contact us to confirm coverage.

Clinic Locations

Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange – Neuro-oncology
The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment Infusion Center 
1000 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-734-6294 Fax: 714-734-6231

Providence St. Jude Medical Center – Neuro-oncology
St. Jude Medical Center/ Specialty Clinic 
2151 N. Harbor Blvd. #3100
Fullerton, CA 92835
Phone: 714-446-5830 Fax: 714-992-3037

Providence Mission Hospital Mission Viejo – Neuro-oncology
Leonard Cancer Institute at Mission Hospital
27799 Medical Center Road, #200 
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone:  949-573-9469 Fax: 949-365-2271

Useful Links

  • Medical Degree

    MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI
  • Residency

    Neurological Surgery, University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship

    Neuro-Oncology, Duke University
  • Certifications

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology