Dr. Turner is a surgeon at Sacred Heart Hospital.
J.D. and Turk initially set Dr. Turner's schedule to line up with Hooch's so they could make the joke "Turner and Hooch!". However, Turner and Hooch soon became friends and were sad when they didn't have an operation together. ("My Faith in Humanity")
- Dr. Turner is played by Jim Hanks, the younger brother of Tom Hanks, who played Turner in the film Turner and Hooch, the film which J.D. and Turk reference in the episode.
- In another episode there is a chart where it is written T. Turner. This could be a different Dr. Turner or the first name of this Dr. Turner could start with T.