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Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

Samuel Turnipseed, M.D.



Administrative Responsibilities

  • Department Clinical Director
  • Performance Improvement Director
  • Director, Chest Pain Service
  • Coordinator, Internal Medicine Resident Rotations

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Medical School

East Carolina University


Internal Medicine, University of California Davis

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of chest pain in the Emergency Department
  • Immediate exercise treadmill testing
  • Evaluation of syncope in the Emergency Department - who requires admission
  • Chest pain in amphetamine users

Personal Interests

Running, geology/lapidary, beer making



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Additional Information

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