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Dr. Christine Morton, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Female

Dr. Morton

Dr. Christine Morton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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Dr. Morton accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Shield of California
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LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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MultiPlan
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Dr. Morton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ear Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morton treats Ear Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Morton treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Larynx Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morton treats Larynx Conditions more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Morton treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Chronic Sinusitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Morton treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Morton treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Morton's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christine Morton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Worst experience I have ever had with a doctor at Scripps. The doctor never entered my test results in my medical record and didn’t refer me to a specialist. I found out three and a half years later I had a serious condition. I would never recommend this doctor and will see what other action I...Read More
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Dr. Morton is exceptional. Attentive, patient and kind. She is knowledgeable and takes time to explain things and answer questions. She went above and beyond finding alternative ways to address my issues. Awesome doctor and great human being. Sincere thank you to Dr. Christine Morton. Terri H.
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My experience during my Sept. 23 visit with Dr. Morton was neither compassionate nor was there good communication. 1) There was no pain deadening before the procedure began. As a result I suffered excruciating pain as she repeatedly probed high into my nose. I literally screamed but she said...Read More
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