Dr. Turkson earned a full academic scholarship from the United Nations and the Ghanaian government to study veterinary medicine at the University of Camagüey in Cuba. Before pursuing his love for animals, Dr. Turkson was a Chemistry professor at Miami Dade College. He has over 15 years of veterinary experience, of which 10 years have been with Banfield Pet Hospital. Dr. Turkson is fluent in English and Spanish. On his time off, he loves reading and watching soccer, as well as hanging out with his three German Shepherds: Tyson, Daisy and Champion.