Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Doctor, Kimberly A. Turman, MD

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 sport, work and other activities as quickly and safely as possible.

Dr. Turman


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

Personal Interests:

Dr. Turman was an All-American gymnast at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She now enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and golfing, reading and cooking.

Publications, Presentations and Research:

Turman KA, Gwathmey FW, Diduch DR: All-Inside Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair. In Insall & Scott Surgery of the Knee, Scott WN (editor), Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA 2012.

Hart JM, Turman KA, Diduch DR, Hart JA, Miller MD. Quadriceps muscle activation and radiographic osteoarthritis following ACL revision. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2011:19;634-640.

Turman KA, Miller CD, Miller MD. Clavicular fractures following coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction with tendon graft. J Bone Joint Surg 2010:92;1526-1532.

Turman KA, Miller CD, Miller MD. Semimembranosus tendon viewed through an isolated medial meniscus capsular avulsion: a case report. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2010:18;760-762.

Turman KA, Anderson MW, Miller MD. Massive rotator cuff tear in an adolescent athlete: a case report. Sports Health 2010:2;51-55.

Turman KA, Hart JA, Miller MD: Cartilage Problems in Sports. In Netter’s Sports Medicine, Madden CC, Putukian M, Young CC, McCart EC (editors), Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

Redziniak DE, Diduch DR, Turman K, Hart J, Grindstaff TL, MacKnight JM, Mistry DJ. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the athlete. Intl J Sports Med 2009;30:557-562.

Turman KA, Diduch DR, Miller MD. All-inside meniscal repair. Sports Health 2009:1;438-444.

Redziniak DE, Hart J, Turman K, Treme G, Hart J, Lunardini D, Miller MD, Diduch DR. Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair using the Opus knotless suture anchor fixation system. Am J Sports Med 2009:37;1106-1110.

Turman KA, Diduch DR. Meniscal repair: Indications and techniques. J Knee Surg 2008;21:154-162.

Turman KA, Miller MD. JBJS specialty update: What’s new in sports medicine. J Bone Joint Surg 2008;90:211-222.

Manske RC, Giangarra CE, Turman KA, Heiderscheit BC: Complications in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. In Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation Knee and Shoulder, Manske RC (editor), Mosby Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2006.