Dr. Jim Turnage

Welcoming new patients
| Same-day/next-day appointments available


  • Family Medicine (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I have deep respect for other approaches to healing and for your power to return to good health.


  • Phone: 858-569-6800
    3655 Ruffin Road, Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92123
    Mon. - Fri., 9 am to 5 pm


It is my belief that our health is best understood from the viewpoint of the biopsychosocial-spiritual model. This means that our bodies, minds, community and spirit usually work together in a wondrous, healthy harmony without much thought or care on our part. But when things don't seem to be working out so well, it may be time to seek out someone who can work with you and help you return things to the natural balance and order.

I look forward to working with you if you find yourself in need of help from a traditionally-trained physician who has the deepest respect for other approaches to healing and for your own power to return to good health.

Outside of work, I am very active in spiritual study, work and teaching. I have been a professional musician, writer and performer since my teens and I continue in these creative activities for the sheer fun of it.

Biographical Details

Age: 67
In practice since: 1990
Gender: Male

Additional Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • Medical School: Saint Louis University
  • Residency: Sharp HealthCare

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Acupuncture/Acupressure
  • ADHD - Adults
  • ADHD - Pediatrics
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Arthritis
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Complementary Therapies
  • COPD
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diverticulitis
  • Eczema
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Esophageal Reflux
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Geriatrics
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Hypnosis
  • Impotence
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver Disease
  • Menopause
  • Nutrition
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psoriasis
  • Recurrent Infections
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shingles
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Techniques
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcer Evaluation/Treatment
  • Wart Treatment
  • Weight Management
  • Wellness Programs
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Healing

Practice Features

  • Nurse Practitioner (Female)
  • Second Opinions
  • Treats Kids (Newborn to 18 years)

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  • Phone: 858-569-6800
    3655 Ruffin Road, Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92123

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