Jerrold R. Turner, MD, PhD

Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson

Professor of Pathology

Dr. Jerrold Turner's primary clinical expertise is in the area of gastrointestinal pathology.

His research interests include defining the causes of inflammatory bowel disease and its complications and discovery of novel therapeutic approaches. Dr. Turner's research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

A respected lecturer, Dr. Turner is regularly invited to speak at and organize national and international conferences. He has authored more than 200 original articles and book chapters. Dr. Turner currently serves as associate editor of Gastroenterology, and as an editorial board member for several journals, including: American Journal of Pathology; the Journal of Biological Chemistry; American Journal of Physiology--Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology; and Laboratory Investigation.

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowships

Brigham and Women’s Hospital


American Gastroenterology Association
American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Society for Investigational Pathology
Association of American Physicians
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society
Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-2433

Office Postal Address

Jerrold R. Turner, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1089
Chicago, IL 60637

Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Turner's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.