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Roger Thorne, MD

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Dr. Roger Thorne, MD

Contact

Office
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Biography

A member of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rancho Bernardo and Torrey Pines, Dr. Thorne graduated from Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, and completed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA and his fellowship in Spine Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY. He began working at Scripps Clinic in 1978 and has developed a large spine service. He has won the Francis West Award for superior teaching with the University of California San Diego Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1979

Medical Education

  • Drexel College of Medicine AKA Hahnemann University, MD, 1973

Internships

  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1974

Residencies

  • Hahnemann University Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1977

Fellowships

  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Scoliosis, 1978
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