Ronald Turco, MD, Psychiatry, Portland, OR, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center


Psychiatry Portland, OR

Forensic Psychiatry


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Education & Training

  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityResidency, Psychiatry, 1968 - 1970
  • Bryn Mawr HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1966 - 1967
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeClass of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1976 - 1996
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 1973 - 2021
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1972 - 1983
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License Active through 1976
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Freud and his dogs  
    Turco, Forum am ac psycho
  • When life meets death  
    Turco, Forum am. Ac psychoanalysis


  • Autoerotic death 
    New York city
  • The uncertain trumpet from St Ignatious to Bion 
    New York city
  • Words from my heart 
    New York city


  • 200 publications and four books 

Professional Memberships

  • American academy of psychoanalysis
    Past president
  • American society psychoanalytic physicians
    Past president
  • Association of military surgeons of the United States
  • International society of political psychology
  • International association of therapeutic horsemanship
  • Oregon medical association
  • Wilderness medical society

Other Languages

  • Italian

Hospital Affiliations