Dr. Turman

Kimberly A. Turman, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon: Sports Medicine

Dr. Turman received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at the Creighton/ Nebraska Health Foundation in Omaha, Nebraska. She completed further specialized training with a fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and reconstructive surgery at the University of Virginia, where she was also an associate team physician for the University of Virginia and James Madison University athletic programs.

Dr. Turman specializes in knee, shoulder, and hip arthroscopy and particularly enjoys ACL and multi-ligament reconstructions of the knee and labral repairs of the hip and shoulder. She is a team physician for Creighton University and Skutt Catholic High School.

Outside of work, Dr. Turman enjoys attending sporting events and activities of her 3 children. She is a former NCAA All-American gymnast at the University of Nebraska so understands the importance and enjoys returning patients back to the sport, work, and other activities as quickly and safely as possible.


Fellowship: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Residency: Creighton/University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Undergraduate: University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Professional Memberships & Certifications:

  • Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Team Physician for Creighton Women’s Soccer, Skutt Catholic High School



  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Labral & SLAP tears
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Shoulder (AC joint) separations
  • Biceps tendon injuries
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Sprains and strains
  • Overuse injuries/tendonitis/bursitis/impingement
  • Arthritis


  • Labral tears
  • Hip impingement (FAI)
  • Hamstring tendon tears
  • Snapping hip
  • Sprains and strains
  • Overuse injuries/tendonitis/bursitis
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Arthritis


  • ACL and other ligament tears
  • Meniscus tears
  • Patella (kneecap) dislocations
  • Quad & patella tendon tears
  • Cartilage injuries/defects/OCD lesions
  • Sprains and strains
  • Overuse injuries/tendonitis/bursitis/patellofemoral syndrome
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Arthritis


Some sports injuries will require surgery, some will not. Whatever the case, Dr. Turman will work with you to find the best treatment for you. She offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including:


  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Labral/SLAP repairs
  • Shoulder instability surgery/stabilization
  • Biceps tendon surgery/tenodesis
  • Non-operative Treatments: Custom bracing, Physical therapy, Injections


  • Labral repair/reconstruction
  • Impingement surgery
  • Hamstring tendon repair
  • Injection: Ultrasound-guided injection, Cortisone 
  • Non-operative Treatments: Custom bracing & Physical therapy


  • Ligament reconstructions (ACL and others)
  • Meniscus repair/meniscectomy
  • Patella (kneecap)instability surgery/stabilization
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Tendon repairs (quad/patella tendon)
  • Osteotomies
  • Injections: Viscosupplementation (‘gel shots’) & PRP (platelet-rich plasma)
  • Non-operative Treatments: Custom bracing & Physical therapy