Matthew J. Turner

Matthew J. Turner, MD PhD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology


After graduating from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in Microbiology, Dr. Turner entered the Physician-Scientist Training Program at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he earned his M.D. and Ph.D. He then continued his training at the University of Cincinnati where he completed his medical internship and two years of dermatology residency, after which he transferred to the Department of Dermatology at Indiana University where he completed his dermatology residency and a dermatology research fellowship. Dr. Turner joined the faculty in 2012 as an Assistant Professor. As a physician, Dr. Turner primarily  cares for patients at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center. Dr. Turner is also a scientist whose research efforts are focused on better understanding how and why atopic dermatitis (i.e. atopic eczema) develops and identifying ways to improve treatment for this disease. 

Dr. Turner is board-certified in dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Turner is a general dermatologist with a special interest in caring for patients with atopic dermatitis.



(317) 274-7740 

Indianapolis, IN


Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology