Dr. Brian Thornton, MD

Dr. Brian Thornton, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian Thornton, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Roseville, CA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

151 N Sunrise Ave Ste 1205

Roseville, CA 95661

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
42

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thornton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Thornton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
Patient Comments (1)
in Rocklin, CA |
Amazingly candid, informative and analytical. An impressive nephrologist. Saved the day and put me into a comfort zone I hadn't had before my session with him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thornton accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Western Health Advantage

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Thornton has admitting privileges

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
11815 Education St
Auburn, CA 95602
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Sutter Roseville Medical Center
1 Medical Plaza Dr
Roseville, CA 95661
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UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95817
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