Dr. Brian Thornton, MD

Dr. Brian Thornton, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Brian Thornton, MD is a nephrology specialist in Roseville, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in nephrology.

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
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated


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2  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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

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Dr. Thornton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Staff friendliness


Patient Comments (1)

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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