During these challenging times, the entire staff at Tandem Health remains committed to the health and well-being of our wonderful Sumter community. Tandem Health is able to offer our patients a remote virtual visit or telephone visit if you are unable to come to the center. As your trusted partner in health, we encourage you all to follow these tips to help keep you and your family healthy in the days and weeks to come. * Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds * Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth * Cough in to a tissue and throw the tissue away * Clean and disinfect frequently * Practice social distancing * Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

David C. Turell, MD, FAAP

Clinical Director of Pediatrics, Pediatrician

Medical Interests

  • Injury Prevention, Asthma, Medical Education

About David

  • David has been in practice for 20 years. His primary medical interests are in Pediatrics – most specifically injury prevention, asthma, and medical education. He graduated from Texas A & M University and completed his residency at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women in Orlando, Florida.
  • Had David not gone into medicine, he would have been an architect. In his spare time, he enjoys watching action movies and spending time with friends and family. He is inspired by his children and is known for his strong faith and deep love for his family. He hopes his legacy is one of having a positive outlook on life.

In The Community

  • Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics