Brian K. Turpin, DO

Member, Division of Oncology

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-8790

Fax 513-636-3549


Brian K. Turpin, DO, completed his undergraduate training at the University of Missouri, graduate medical training at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and pediatric residency and hematology / oncology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where he served as co-chief fellow. 

Dr. Turpin’s clinical and academic interests pertain to children and young adults with solid tumors, particularly sarcomas and neuroblastomas, with a research focus on the development of new drugs and clinical trials for patients with relapsed cancer.

DO: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute.

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Trout A, Sharp S, Turpin B, Zhang B, Gelfand M. Optimizing the interval between G-CSF therapy and F18 FDG-PET imaging in children and young adult patients receiving chemotherapy for sarcoma. Pediatric Radiology. 2015 Jul;45(7):1001-6.

Andersson C, Kvist PH, McElhinney K, Baylis R, Gram LK, Pelzer H, Lauritzen B, Holm TL, Hogan S, Wu D, Turpin B, Miller W, Palumbo JS. Factor XIII Transglutaminase Supports the Resolution of Mucosal Damage in Experimental Colitis. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 22;10(6):e0128113.

Turpin*, Whitney Miller*, Leah Rosenfeldt, Keith Kombrinck, Matthew J. Flick, Kris A. Steinbrecher, Eleana Harmel-Laws, Eric S. Mullins, Maureen Shaw, David P. Witte, Alexey Revenko, Brett Monia, Joseph S. Palumbo. (* signifies equal contributors). Thrombin drives tumorigenesis in colitis-associated colon cancer. Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 1;74(11):3020-30.

Wagner L, Turpin B, Nagarajan R, Weiss B, Cripe T, Geller J. Pilot Study of Vincristine, Oral Irinotecan, and Temozolomide (VOIT Regimen) Combined with Bevacizumab in Pediatric Patients with Recurrent Solid Tumors or Brain Tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr 29.

Turpin BK, Morris VR, Lemen L, Weiss BD, Gelfand MJ. Minimizing nuclear medicine technologist radiation exposure during 131I-MIBG therapy. Health Phys. 2013 Feb; 104(2 Suppl 1):S43-6.

Trehan I, Turpin BK. Neonatal respiratory distress due to bilateral dacrocystoceles. J Pediatr. 2008 Sep;153(3):438.

Turpin B, Tobias JD. Perioperative management of a child with short-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency. Paediatr Anaesth. 2005 Sep;15(9):771-7.

Cogar BD, Groshong TD, Turpin BK, Guajardo JR. Chylothorax in Henoch-Schonlein purpura: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2005 Jun;39(6):563-7.