The Gynecologic Oncology program at St. Luke's Cancer Institute is dedicated to ensuring the highest level of care for patients with gynecologic malignancies, such as ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. We also treat patients with complex benign conditions. Our surgeons have extensive expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and will collaborate with other St. Luke's Cancer Institute specialists and your primary care provider every step of the way.
Advanced surgical care for gynecologic malignancies like cervical, uterine, and ovarian cancer; or complex benign conditions, including dysplasia.
Jessica R. McQueary, RN, MSN, NP-C is board certified by the American Nursing Credentialing Center. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Boise State University and her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University.
Taylor B. Turner, MD, MS is a gynecologic oncologist with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, chemotherapy, the genetic risks, and management of gynecologic cancers.
Prior to his medical education, Dr. Turner earned a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology and a master’s degree in genetics and biotechnology, both from Brigham Young University. He has published articles on the surgical management and the genetic and immunologic contributors to ovarian cancer. Also having published in the scientific literature on physician wellness, Dr. Turner has an active interest in burnout and wellness and serves on the St. Luke’s Treasure Valley Wellness Committee.
Dr. Turner has been awarded multiple teaching awards, including the Duke Appleseed Teaching award, and the UAB Medical Student and UAB Best Teaching Fellow awards. He continues to participate in medical education by teaching medical students through the WWAMI Medical Education Program and is a clinical faculty member of the University of Washington Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He is an active member in the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, serving on the Wellness Taskforce, the SGO Education Committee E-Learning Maintenance Group, and the SGO Practice Survey Taskforce. He was on the Program Committee that organized the 2020 SGO Annual Meeting.
Dr. Turner lives in Boise with his family and together they enjoy skiing, boating, and camping.
Supportive oncology is an integral part of the St. Luke’s Cancer Institute philosophy that healing comes from caring for the whole person, not just the disease.
You can count on a team of experts who will work alongside your physicians to help you and your family be as strong and stable as possible during your cancer diagnosis, treatment and beyond.