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Geoffrey TurnbullMD, FRCPC


Division of Digestive Care & Endoscopy , Department of Medicine

Phone: 902-473-1499
Fax: 902-473-4406
Mailing Address: 
QEII - Centennial Building
Suite 932 Centennial Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9


A professor of medicine, Dr. Geoffrey Turnbull is a gastroenterologist and a GI motility expert. In his practice, he sees patients who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome alongside other disorders. In 1998 he co-authored IBS Relief: A Complete Approach to Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which is still considered the definitive patient guide to the disorder.

Research interests

Dr. Turnbull is a prolific researcher whose extensive research in gastrointestinal motility disorder has made him a world expert in irritable bowel syndrome. His work has been published in many of the world’s top medical journals.

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