Kara M. Turnbull, PA-C

Kara M. Turnbull, PA-C

General Orthopedics

Board Certified Physician Assistant

Foothills Region

Sherrills Ford

Kara Turnbull graduated Summa Cum Laude from West Virginia University with her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science where she also competed on the gymnastics team. She then went on to pursue her Health Science Master’s degree in the Physician Assistant program at Lock Haven University in 2010. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant and fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Kara started her career with experience in orthopedics and emergency medicine in WV before moving to North Carolina and joining EmergeOrtho in 2020. 


  • Undergraduate: West Virginia University
  • Graduate: Lock Haven University


  • Certified as Physician Assistant through the National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.