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Brett K Turner, MD

Brett K Turner, MD


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Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Program; Medical Director of Respiratory Care Services; Associate Director PCD Center; Assistant Fellowship Director - Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship, Director, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) Program Medical Director of Respiratory Services


  • Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • UnderGraduate: Wake Forest University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics (1970)
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology (1970)

Languages Spoken


Special Interests

Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor Dr. Turner's interests include bronchopulmonary dysplasia, long term pulmonary outcomes following neonatal lung disease, asthma, primary ciliary dyskinesia, and clinical informatics.


Neonatal lung diseases including Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, Complex airway disease including tracheostomy care, Asthma, Interdisciplinary care in patients with complex medical needs

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, American Thoracic Society


PUBLICATIONS: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/browse/collection/50759535/ 1. Peabody, J.E., Shei, R.J., Bermingham, B.M., Phillips, S.E., Turner, B., Rowe, S.M., Solomon, G.M.. Seeing Cilia: Imaging Modalities for Ciliary Motion and Clinical Connections. American Journal of Physiology – Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2018 Jun 1;314(6):L909-L921. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00556.2017. 1. Clay, Janie C., Higginbotham, M., Lozano, D.J., Turner, K.B. The Effect of Aggressive Nutrition Therapy on Inadequate Weight Gain in Pre-Term Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. Chicago, IL. October 2017.