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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Eagle Announces Critical Care Leadership

Eagle Hospital Physicians is pleased to announce that Gordon Turner, MD has joined the Eagle team. Dr. Turner will provide leadership and clinical expertise to Eagle’s critical care telemedicine service offerings. Eagle’s CEO, Robert W. Young, commented that, “Dr. Turner brings outstanding expertise in the field of Intensivist Telemedicine to Eagle’s expanding Remote Presence inpatient services initiatives. We are excited about adding remote ICU services to our growing virtual inpatient group practice.”

Dr. Turner is the Medical Director of The MAXcare eICU© Program at Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta, which began to monitor ICU patients remotely in 2007. Prior to that, he was the Medical Director of Intermediate and Critical Care Services at Saint Mary’s Health Care in Grand Rapids Michigan. He attended medical school at McMaster University Hamilton Canada, prior to residency training in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, and Critical Care Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Quality Assurance; and believes we are currently in the middle of the Golden Age of Critical Care.