Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Worker’s Compensation Division at The Workplace
Associate Residency Program Director

Areas of Interest
Musculoskeletal pain, Conservative Spine Care, Electrodiagnosis, Osteoarthritis, Ultrasound-Guided Injections


Dr. Turnley is a native of Louisiana, a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical School, as well as a mother of four. Dr. Turnley was a previous community physician and returned to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003. Since completing her residency, she has practiced outpatient musculoskeletal medicine. She has maintained a strong focus on conservative spine care, electrodiagnostic studies and treatment of osteoarthritis as well as management of workers compensation injuries. Dr. Turnley is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as a Certified Independent Medical Examiner. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Jefferson County Medical Association.

Education & Training

MD, Louisiana State University, School of Medicine