Dr. Kristy Thurston, MD

Dr. Kristy Thurston, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Kristy Thurston, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 2007 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

85 Seymour St Ste 425

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 548-7336

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thurston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thurston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thurston to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Thurston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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