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Dr. Patricia Thistlethwaite, MD

Dr. Patricia Thistlethwaite, MD

Age 63 General Surgery F
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Dr. Patricia Thistlethwaite, MD is a general surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA. Dr. Thistlethwaite completed a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. She currently practices at UC San Diego Health and is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. She accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Thistlethwaite is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.


  • University of Pittsburgh, Fellowship Hospital — 1997
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1994
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Internship Hospital — 1990
  • Harvard Medical School, Medical School — 1989

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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  1. UC San Diego Health

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      UC San Diego Health
      9434 MEDICAL CENTER DR, La Jolla, CA 92037 Existing Patients: (858) 657-7000

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Dr. Thistlethwaite frequently treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax), Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations, and Erythropoietin Test.  

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  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest