Franciscan Health Doctor in Carmel Honored with Health Healing Hands Award
Dr. Turton practices at Franciscan Health Carmel and provides hospitalist coverage for that facility's inpatient unit. He also serves as the lead physician in the Carmel preadmission clinics and works in the Franciscan Health Indianapolis pre-op clinic and acute inpatient rehabilitation unit.
He accepted the Healing Hands Award at a recent ceremony in Indianapolis. The award recognizes physicians for excellence in clinical skills, patient relations, stewardship, research and reflecting Franciscan’s ministry, values and mission.
"Dr. Turton is an excellent clinician and serves as a resource for our entire nursing staff," said Steve Wheatley, director of operations for the Carmel campus.
Patients and staff alike are impressed with his work ethic and compassionate care and they expressed their sentiments in written nominations.
Board-certified in internal medicine and certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Turton earned his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.
Franciscan Health's Healing Hands Award is a program offered at the Central and Western Indiana division hospitals. For more information about the Healing Hands Award or to make a nomination, visit FranciscanHealth.org/HealingHands.
Caption: Dr. Turton (center) receives the Healing Hands Award from Dr. Christopher Doehring (left), vice president of medical affairs and Dr. David Mandelbaum, director of medical staff engagement.
By Joe Stuteville
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