Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD

Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Caroline Thornton, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Chula Vista, CA. She is 51 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
23

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with 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)

in Chula Vista, CA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thornton accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Thornton has admitting privileges

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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