Megan C. (Turner) Turley, M.D., MHS

Megan C. (Turner) Turley, M.D., MHS, is a fellowship-trained and double board-certified colon and rectal surgeon with a comprehensive robotic surgery practice in Austin. Her clinical interests include colon, rectal and anal cancers, the surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, and ulcerative colitis. She performs screening and diagnostic colonoscopies and the management of polyps, diverticulitis, and diverticulosis. She manages common and complex anorectal and proctologic concerns including hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, and prolapse, with a specific interest in minimally invasive robotic surgery.

Provider Type



Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery

General Surgery


Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–Austin North
13915 N. Mopac Expressway, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 512-220-7002
Fax: 512-418-1943

Spoken Languages



  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Duke University
    Durham, NC
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research
    Duke University
    Durham, NC

Accolades & Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Appleseed Teaching Award, Duke University (2015-2016)
  • Resident Achievement Award, Duke University (2017-2019)

Surgery Locations

  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
  • St. David's Georgetown Medical Center
  • St. David’s Medical Center
  • St. David's North Austin Medical Center
  • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center


  • Turley MC, Moore C, Creasy JM, Sharib J, Lan B, Thacker JKM, Migaly J, Zani S, Allen PJ, Mantyh CR, Lidsky ME. Combined Primary Resection with Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Implantation Is Safe for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases. J Gastrointest Surg. 2021 Nov 24. Doi: 19.1007/s116605-0210-05195-8
  • Raman V, Adam MA, Turner MC, Moore HG, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “ Disparity of Colon Cancer Outcomes in Rural America: Making the Case to Travel the Extra Mile.” J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Nov;23(11):2285-2293. doi: 10.1007/s11605-019-04270-5. PMID: 31152346
  • Turner MC, Becerra D, Sun Z, Watson J, Leung K, Migaly J, Mantyh CR, Blazer DG. “The Side of the Primary Tumor Affects Overall Survival in Colon Adenocarcinoma: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database. Tech Coloproctol 2019 June;23(6):537-544. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-01997-w. PMID:31190234
  • Turner MC, Talbott MD, Reed C, Sun Z, Cox ML, Ezekian B, Sherman KL, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. “Disparities in Colostomy Reversal after Hartmann's procedure for diverticulitis.” Tech Coloproctol. 2019 May;23(5):445-451. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-01995-y. PMID: 31062196
  • Turner MC, Keenan JE, Rushing CN, Gulack BC, Nussbaum DP, Benrashid E, Hyslop T, Strickler JH, Mantyh CR, Migaly J “Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improves Survival Following Resection of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer with Pathologic Complete Response.” J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Aug;23(8):1614-1622. doi: 10.1007/s11605-018-04079-8. PMID: 30635829
  • Turner MC, O'Brien JD, Kahn RM, Mantyh CR, Migaly J, Ariely D. “Impact of Disgust on Intentions to Undergo Colorectal Surgery.” Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Dec;61(12):1386-1392. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001254. PMID: 30312221
  • Adam, MA, Turner MC, Kemeny HR, Moore HG, Mantyh CR, Migaly J. Use of Neoadjuvant Short-course Radiotherapy for Rectal Adenocarcinoma in the United States: Insights into Patterns of Practice and Outcomes. Clinics in Surgery. Volume 3 Article 2234. 2018 November 27.


  • Anal cancer
  • Anal dysplasia (AIN)
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal pain
  • Anal skin tags
  • Colon cancer
  • Colostomy reversal
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ostomy care
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal prolapse

Community Service

Dr. Turley serves on her local elementary PTA.

Other Information

When not managing colorectal disease, Dr. Turley spends time gardening, hiking, running, and two-stepping with her husband and three children.


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