Dr. Christine Thorne, MD

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Dr. Christine Thorne, MD
Christine Thorne, MD, provides primary care for adults and families, including preventive care and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Her research interests include chronic disease management as preventive care, hypertension, and diabetes management. She also collaborates with Be There San Diego to study heart disease and stroke prevention across populations. Dr. Thorne is deeply committed to improving the health of the community. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, she was a primary care physician at Family Health Centers of San Diego, where she provided care for the medically underserved. She continues to care for individuals and families who face barriers to health care through her work with Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigrant Services. Dr. Thorne completed a residency in preventive medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine and an internship in internal medicine at University of Chicago Hospital. She earned her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle and a master of public health degree in epidemiology from San Diego State University. Dr. Thorne is board-certified in public health and general preventive medicine. She is a member of the American College of Preventive Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society. Outside of work, Dr. Thorne enjoys paddle boarding, hiking and swimming.

UC San Diego Health - Downtown

203 W F St

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact Information

(619) 471-3800

Dr. Christine Thorne, MD

Dr. Christine Thorne, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Thorne's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Preventive Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Preventive Medicine

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  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005

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  • English

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Dr. Thorne accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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