Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD

Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
(5)
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Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD is a dermatologist in Chula Vista, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in dermatology.

1400 E Palomar St

Chula Vista, CA 91913

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thornton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shingles
normal
more than 86% of peers
Itchy Skin
normal
more than 70% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Thornton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

23  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

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, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thornton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Thornton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Thornton is a very caring professional that addresses all your concerns. She gives optimal health care and is interested is giving you the very best to maximize your over all health.
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