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Dr. Janet Turkle

Plastic Surgery
Carmel, IN
36 years experience female

Locations

Turkle & Associates

Carmel, IN

Address

11455 North Meridian Street, Suite 150, Carmel, IN
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

3178480002

Turkle & Associates

Carmel, IN

About

Bio

Dr. Janet Turkle is known as one of the top plastic surgeons in the midwest. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and a residency in plastic surgery at Indiana University Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Pllastic Surgery. Dr. Turkle is a member of the Indianapolsi Medical Society, Indiana State Medical Association, Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Known as one of the best cosmetic plastic surgeons in the midwest, she is frequently called upon to speak about reconstructive, plastic and cosmetic surgery.

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Plastic Surgery

Surgery

Doctor Q&A

220 Answers
112 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Varies: If the scar is new, massaging the scar with preparations aimed at improving the appearance of scars can be quite beneficial. Keep the area from tanni... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
No: It is not recommended.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Multiple options: Getting control of the acne process is the first step. Depending upon the issues present, microdermabrasion, chemical peels and laser treatments are a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Possible allergy: All medications can cause an allergic reaction. Please see your prescribing physician to determine if your rash is from the medication.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Antiviral: An antiviral would be appropriate. Seek medical attention. Antibiotics will not help unless a secondary bacterial infection occurs.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Control break outs: The acne process needs to be under control in order to keep from recreating additional scarring. Help from a qualified physician is primary. Treatment... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: This is possible if there is an overdose of Lidocaine (novocaine). It is not a usual problem when the medication is properly administered and the dos... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Depends: Liposuction will not substantially tighten loose or sagging skin. If the areas of concern are where the tone is adequate, lipo might work. Fractional ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Treat yourself well: Get enough rest. Eat healthy nutritious food . Drink plenty of water.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Not usually: Rarely does dermal filler move if it has been in place for awhile.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Skin peels/lasers: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation can occur after acne. The best management includes protecting the are from sun exposure to prevent increasing th... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes, but: Did your physician prescribe both? Sometimes we are on a medication routinely (ie- Doxycycline for acne) and a different antibiotic becomes necessary... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Laser tx: Some lasers can help to build collagen and aid in tightening skin. Ultrasound (ulthera) is one technology that will help to tighten skin on the face. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Get checked out: Very difficult to say what this is. If it is painful and has changed, go see your doctor for advice. Good luck!
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Usually a wen: If there is no other abnormality--no discoloration or skin changes--an isolated pea sized bump on the scalp is usually due to a cyst. These can enlarg... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: Plastic surgeons are required to re certify on a scheduled cycle. Your surgeon may have been grandfathered in his speciality due to the time he receiv... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Seek med attention: This could represent a serious injury to the brain or the orbit. I would urge you to seek immediate medical attention.
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Depends: The skill and experience of the injector does make a difference . What are the qualifications of your provider at the spa?
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Skin laxity vs fat: Thigh lifts involve removal of excess skin and fat when the skin has become lax. Liposuction only deals with removal of fat. Liposuction requires th... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
broken capillaries?: Sometimes after forceful vomiting, small capillaries in the head and neck area can become "broken" and create the appearance of a rash. This should r... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Improvement of skin: Aesthetics is usually thought to be a branch of cosmetic medicine involved in helping to enhance the health and appearance of the skin. This is accom... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Improvement: Skin rejuvenation is a term that refers to processes that improve the appearance of the skin. This can be as simple as employing good skin care habit... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Depends: The various areas in the county tend to have different rates of costs for or facilities, anesthesia and surgeon fees. In the midwest, the $6000 range... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Could be: Any lesion that has changed in size, shape, color or bleeds easily needs to be evaluated by a physician.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Small hole: A puncture wound is a small hole that is created by a sharp object. A tooth can create a puncture wound as could a nail. Severe puncture wounds requ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: As long as the weight loss is not so profound as to create sagging or loose skin.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Using sound waves: Ultrasound is used to break up the fat cells allowing them to be removed by suction. This method tends to leave the small blood vessels intact and re... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Dermal fillers: Dermal fillers are a variety of substances that can improve the appearance of lines on the face. Most commonly thought to be useful in the treatment ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Edema : Swelling always increases when the affected area is dependent. When you are lying supine, the swelling resolves only to return once again when you ar... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: There does seem to be some change in the collagen in the area injected over time.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Both: Sun exposure causes the skin to have to repair itself. Constant damage to cell's occurs by daily uv exposure. Severe sunburns greatly increase this ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Ct scan/ exam: Usually a physical exam can determine the amount of septal deviation. A coronal ct scan nicely delineates the anatomy.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Inclusion cyst: An epidermal cyst is a collection of white cells and cellular debris that collects in the dermis and becomes walled off from the surrounding tissues. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: Radiesse (dermal fillers) can enhance the radix (upper part) of the nose and can make the profile appear more straight. While it will not actually ele... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Broken capillaries?: Sometimes, capillaries become broken in the process of rhinoplasty that can lead to the "bruising" or discoloration that you are seeing. Laser treatm... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Sunscreen: Use this medication under the advice and supervision of your physician. This suppresses the 'dermal elements'--oil glands, etc. In doing so, it can ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Removal excess skin: A face lift is a procedure to remove excess skin in the jawline, neck line and cheeks. The purpose is to give a more youthful, refreshed appearance. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Not entirely: Most scars settle down after about a year. If your scar is hypertrophic or remains irritated, it may still be bothering you. One should have their d... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Removal of excess sk: Post bariatric body contouring is devoted to removing excess skin that has formed as a result of massive weight loss. Body lift, mastopexy (breast li... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Depends: This would be a very severe injury. If these are second and/or third degree involvement, it is likely that the patient would be sedated and on a vent... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Filler to lips: I can see no reason as to why one couldn't get a filler to your lips with your other procedures. Please check with your surgeon. Good luck!
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Facial exercise and : Unfortunately, there are no known exercises that will reduce facial lines and wrinkles. There are several minimally invasive procedures that can impr... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Ignore: Avoiding the sun. Is not tremendously fun. Please wear your sunscreen.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Many causes: Many causes have been postulated for gynecomastia. Most fall under the category of "cause unknown".
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Ck with 2nd doc: I would guess doc #2 would say to hold the Doxycycline until you have finished the augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Please clarify with the do... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Not sure?: Could be small capillary hemangiomas. Could be 'broken' vessels (spider veins). I would recommend an evaluation by your physician and/or a referral... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Hard to say: The revlite laser is great at reducing pigment. How many treatments depend upon how much hyper pigmentation is present. I would suspect that there wou... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Get checked!: Mastitis is due to an infection. This is usually accompanied with other signs of infection-- fever, chills. The appearance of both can be similar. Bot... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Maybe: A certain amount of discomfort after surgery is expected. If your pain is worsening, a check in with your surgeon is appropriate. Fevers and increased... Read More

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Thank you notes
Mar 15, 2013
Dr. Turkle is a gifted and meticulous surgeon. The anesthesiologists and nurses I work with in the operating room see a lot and they have nothing but praise for Dr. Turkle's work and choose her for t...Read More
Jun 6, 2013
Dr. Turkle is highly knowledgeable
Jun 11, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
HealthTap member
Thank you really,I was really worried and had no idea about what to do
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Thank you, your tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas School of Medicine, KS
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

Indiiana University Medical Center

Residency

University of Kansas Hospital

Awards

Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doc in Cosmetic Surgery
Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doc in Reconstructive Surgery
Listed, Top Doctors in Plastic Surgery

Affiliations

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
Indiana State Medical Association
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