Dr. Christine Thorburn, MD

Dr. Christine Thorburn, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
(16)
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Dr. Christine Thorburn, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Stanford University in 1999 and specializes in rheumatology.

795 El Camino Real Ste 2F

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

(650) 853-2990

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Thorburn'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

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Stanford Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thorburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thorburn's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thorburn to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Thorburn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have received excellent care from Dr. Thorburn. I've had a PMR condition for the last 5 years, which flares up at various time. I try to keep active as possible in retirement, mainly with hiking, and her care has enabled me to do so. Email responses are very prompt, and each office visit is...more
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Dr. Thornburn has been my Rheumatologist for over 10 years since I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 27. She helped me to improve my condition significantly and advised regarding my medication during my pregnancy. I feel wonderful under her care and I have recently finished my...more
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