Kevin Turner

Associate Professor


Dr. Turner is an anatomical pathologist. His areas of clinical research interest are gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and eosinophilic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Turner has authored/co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and five book chapters. He is a key opinion leader in gastritis and gastric intestinal metaplasia, eosinophilic and mast cell diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease.

Research Summary


Genta RM, Turner KO, Robiou C, Singhal A, Rugge M. Incomplete intestinal metaplasia is rare in autoimmune gastritis. Dig Dis. 2023 Feb 3. doi: 10.1159/000527479.

Saad AJ, Genta RM, Turner KO, Kamboj AP, Dellon ES, Chehade M.  Do general pathologists assess gastric and duodenal eosinophilia?: A community-based studyArch Pathol Lab Med 2022; doi:

Papke DJ Jr, Yurgelun MB, Noffsinger AE, Turner KO, Genta RM, Redston M. Prevalence of mismatch-repair deficiency in rectal adenocarcinomas. N Engl J Med. 2022 Nov 3;387(18):1714-1716. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2210175.

Genta RM, Dellon ES, Turner KO. Non-oesophageal eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases are undersuspected clinically and underdiagnosed pathologically. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022 May 12. doi: 10.1111/apt.16971.

Turner KO, Collins MH, Walker MM, Genta RM. Quantification of mucosal eosinophils for the histopathologic diagnosis of eosinophilic gastritis and duodenitis: A primer for practicing pathologists. Am J Surg Pathol. 2022 Apr 1;46(4):557-566. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001843.


DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie, Pennsylvania, 2008

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellow Miraca Life Sciences, Irving, Texas, 2013-2014,
Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Cincinnati. 2009-2013. Chief Resident 2012,

Licensures and Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology,