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Dr. Brian Thurston, MD

Critical Care Surgery •  Male • Age 37

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Dr. Thurston

Spartanburg Medical Center - Division of Surgery

853 N Church St Ste 500 Spartanburg, SC 29303

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(864) 560-1576

Dr. Brian Thurston, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University-Lubbock in 2008 and specializes in critical care surgery, trauma surgery, and more.


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Dr. Thurston accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Companion Benefit Alternatives
CompCare
Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
Health Net
Jehovah’s Witnesses (ROJW) Facility Agreement Only
MedCost
Medicaid
Medicare
MedRisk
Worker's Compensation WC
MultiPlan
NovaNet
Private HealthCare Systems
Provider Select, Inc.
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Healthy Choice Plan
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Dr. Thurston's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Brian Thurston specializes in Acute Care Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

University of Texas-Southwestern
Fellowship Hospital
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2008
Texas Tech University-Lubbock
Medical School
2008

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average