Dr. Clifford Turen Dies in Plane Crash

Orthopedic surgeon Clifford Turen, MD, recently crashed an air plane he was piloting in Dover, Del., according to a Dover Post report.

Dr. Turen was an orthopedic trauma surgeon at Bayhealth Medical Center, previously practicing as director and chair of Georgia Trauma Institute. He also served at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center as chief of orthopedic trauma and fellowship director of orthopedic traumatology, according to the report.

Dr. Turen also spent time on the presidential medical support team for President George H.W. Bush while on active duty as commander of the Medical Corps of the U.S. Naval Reserve.

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