Dr. Christine Morton, MD

Dr. Christine Morton, MD

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Dr. Christine Morton, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2003 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 455-9100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Morton'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

58  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morton's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morton to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Morton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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