Dr. Amy Silverthorn, MD

Dr. Amy Silverthorn, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Female  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Amy Silverthorn, MD is a pulmonology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in pulmonology, critical care medicine, and more.

3330 N 2nd St Ste 300

Phoenix, AZ 85012

Contact Information

(602) 274-7195

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silverthorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Silverthorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silverthorn to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Silverthorn's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Phoenix, AZ |
I've been her patient for many years. I love her! She really cares about her patients and always takes time to totally explain things to you. She is fantastic.
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I've been a patient of Dr. Silverthorn for 7 years. A friend recommended her to me when my former pulmonolgist retired. From the initial appointment, I realized how much more thoroughly she gathered data related to my emphysema via office tests and dialogue than I had been used to. She is...more
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Concho |
She is the first pulmonologist in year s that has taken my complicated condition and come up with a viable plan. In general I have been healthier under her care than any other pulmonologist.
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in queen creek, az |
If you are looking for a physician who listens, gives a thorough examination, doesn't rush and genuinely cares, this is the doctor for you! Dr Silverthorn is accessible via a wonderful, caring and thoughtful staff who respond promptly to calls. Why would anyone go anywhere else? Is she difficult...more
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in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Silverthorn has seen my husband and I for years. She is top notch in her diagnostic ability and she has a lot of compassion. She is extremely knowledgeable about drugs and their side effects. I highly recommend her.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Silverthorn accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Phoenix Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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