Dr. Radhika Thorn, MD

Dr. Radhika Thorn, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
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Dr. Radhika Thorn, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Read her story

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sickle Cell Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Thorn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thorn "Radhika Thorn, M.D. received her undergraduate degree in Computer Science at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. She earned her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, where she also completed her Internal Medicine residency and Hematology Oncology fellowship. She is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Thorn has participated in research for reduced intensity allogeneic transplants and presented this research at the 2013 American Society of Hematology meeting in New Orleans. This research was also published in the Biology of Blood Marrow Transplant in 2015. Dr. Thorn’s special interests include multiple myeloma, lymphoma, lung cancer and breast cancer."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thorn "Dr. Radhika Thorn believes in working closely with her patients to enable them to make informed treatment decisions.  She helps patients navigate and understand their tests and diagnoses, and she makes treatment decisions together with the patient and their families."

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Chemotherapy

Background Check

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thorn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thorn to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Thorn's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Baton Rouge, LA |
Dr. Thorn was exceptional! She listens thoughtfully, and I immediately felt at ease to discuss my many symptoms.
in Baton Rouge, LA |
It was my first visit and care with Dr. Thorn. She listens well and she explains medical things well. She found time to listen and talk with me. I like that in her!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thorn accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Thorn has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge
17000 Medical Center Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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