Courtney Thornburg, M.D., M.S.

Locations

3020 Children's Way
MC 5035
San Diego, CA 92123

Specialty

Hematology/Oncology

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Duke University School of Medicine

Internship

Duke University School of Medicine

Residency

Duke University School of Medicine

Fellowship

University of Michigan Health Systems

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatrics

Gender

F

Bio

Dr. Courtney Thornburg is the medical director of the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and the director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Program. She is also the director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Fellowship Program and a professor of clinical pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Thornburg graduated from Duke University Medical School, completed her pediatric residency at Duke University Medical Center, and completed her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at the University of Michigan, where she also earned a master's degree in clinical research design and statistical analysis. During her time in Michigan she focused her training on hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. From 2005-2013, Dr. Thornburg was on the faculty at Duke University, where she directed the sickle cell and hemostasis and thrombosis programs.

Dr. Thornburg is committed to taking care of children with blood disorders, including bleeding disorders, clotting disorders and inherited red blood cell disorders. She conducts clinical research to improve the care of children with blood disorders and is currently a principal investigator for multiple clinical trials and cohort studies including INITIATE and ATHN 8. To educate the next generation of physicians, Dr. Thornburg teaches medical students, residents and fellows.

Dr. Thornburg is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the International Society of Haemostasis and Thrombosis and the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society. At Rady Children's, she is the lead physician for the Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Task Force.

In addition to her career in medicine, Dr. Thornburg enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and playing tennis.

Publications

Venous Thromboembolism: A Survey of Oral Anticoagulant Preferences in the Treatment of Challenging Patient Populations.
Moyer GC, Bannow BS, Thornburg C, Rosovsky R, Wang TF, Woller S, Thornhill D, Kreuziger LB

How I approach: Previously untreated patients with severe congenital hemophilia A.
Thornburg CD

The role of patient and healthcare professionals in the era of new hemophilia treatments in developed and developing countries.
Nossair F, Thornburg CD

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in children and young adults with haemophilia.
Limjoco J, Thornburg CD

Children with sickle cell disease migrating to the United States from sub-Saharan Africa.
Thornburg CD, Ware RE

Treatment adherence in hemophilia.
Thornburg CD, Duncan NA

A novel compound heterozygous form of severe protein C deficiency causing bleeding without purpura fulminans.
Herrick NL, Geddis AE, Lovejoy AE, Kim J, Schiff D, Thornburg CD

Venous Thromboembolism in Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Ko RH, Thornburg CD

Ataxia telangiectasia presenting as hyper IgM syndrome without neurologic signs.
Doshi A, Ryu J, Thornburg CD, Hershey D, Cherry R, Milligan K, Rosenzweig S, Leonard S

Initial Evaluation of the Pediatric PROMIS® Health Domains in Children and Adolescents With Sickle Cell Disease.
Dampier C, Barry V, Gross HE, Lui Y, Thornburg CD, DeWalt DA, Reeve BB

Effects of hydroxyurea treatment for patients with hemoglobin SC disease.
Luchtman-Jones L, Pressel S, Hilliard L, Brown RC, Smith MG, Thompson AA, Lee MT, Rothman J, Rogers ZR, Owen W, Imran H, Thornburg C, Kwiatkowski JL, Aygun B, Nelson S, Roberts C, Gauger C, Piccone C, Kalfa T, Alvarez O, Hassell K, Davis BR, Ware RE

Hematologic outcomes after total splenectomy and partial splenectomy for congenital hemolytic anemia.
Englum BR, Rothman J, Leonard S, Reiter A, Thornburg C, Brindle M, Wright N, Heeney MM, Jason Smithers C, Brown RL, Kalfa T, Langer JC, Cada M, Oldham KT, Scott JP, St Peter SD, Sharma M, Davidoff AM, Nottage K, Bernabe K, Wilson DB, Dutta S, Glader B, Crary SE, Dassinger MS, Dunbar L, Islam S, Kumar M, Rescorla F, Bruch S, Campbell A, Austin M, Sidonio R, Blakely ML, Rice HE, Splenectomy in Congenital Hemolytic Anemia Consortium.

Fatigue in Children With Sickle Cell Disease: Association With Neurocognitive and Social-Emotional Functioning and Quality of Life.
Anderson LM, Allen TM, Thornburg CD, Bonner MJ

Pharmacokinetics and bioequivalence of a liquid formulation of hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell anemia.
Estepp JH, Melloni C, Thornburg CD, Wiczling P, Rogers Z, Rothman JA, Green NS, Liem R, Brandow AM, Crary SE, Howard TH, Morris MH, Lewandowski A, Garg U, Jusko WJ, Neville KA, Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act-Pediatric Trials Network Administrative Core Committee.

From infancy to adolescence: fifteen years of continuous treatment with hydroxyurea in sickle cell anemia.
Hankins JS, Aygun B, Nottage K, Thornburg C, Smeltzer MP, Ware RE, Wang WC

Clinical outcomes of splenectomy in children: report of the splenectomy in congenital hemolytic anemia registry.
Rice HE, Englum BR, Rothman J, Leonard S, Reiter A, Thornburg C, Brindle M, Wright N, Heeney MM, Smithers C, Brown RL, Kalfa T, Langer JC, Cada M, Oldham KT, Scott JP, St Peter S, Sharma M, Davidoff AM, Nottage K, Bernabe K, Wilson DB, Dutta S, Glader B, Crary SE, Dassinger MS, Dunbar L, Islam S, Kumar M, Rescorla F, Bruch S, Campbell A, Austin M, Sidonio R, Blakely ML, Splenectomy in Congenital Hemolytic Anemia (SICHA) Consortium.

Congenital hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis presenting as thrombocytopenia in a newborn.
Hinson A, Owen W, Prose N, Parikh S, Thornburg C

Hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism in children: call-to-action.
Mahajerin A, Thornburg CD

Travelers with sickle cell disease.
Willen SM, Thornburg CD, Lantos PM

Do difficulties in swallowing medication impede the use of hydroxyurea in children?
Bekele E, Thornburg CD, Brandow AM, Sharma M, Smaldone AM, Jin Z, Green NS

Sickle cell anemia: time for personalized prescription of hydroxyurea? Focus on "Organic anion transporting polypeptide 1B transporters modulate hydroxyurea pharmacokinetics".
Thornburg CD

A 2-year-old girl with co-inherited cystic fibrosis and sickle cell-β+ thalassemia presenting with recurrent vaso-occlusive events during cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations: a case report.
Sobush KT, Thornburg CD, Voynow JA, Davis SD, Peterson-Carmichael SL

Linkage analysis identifies a locus for plasma von Willebrand factor undetected by genome-wide association.
Desch KC, Ozel AB, Siemieniak D, Kalish Y, Shavit JA, Thornburg CD, Sharathkumar AA, McHugh CP, Laurie CC, Crenshaw A, Mirel DB, Kim Y, Cropp CD, Molloy AM, Kirke PN, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wilson AF, Mills JL, Scott JM, Brody LC, Li JZ, Ginsburg D

The polygenic nature of inhibitors in hemophilia A: results from the Hemophilia Inhibitor Genetics Study (HIGS) Combined Cohort.
Astermark J, Donfield SM, Gomperts ED, Schwarz J, Menius ED, Pavlova A, Oldenburg J, Kessing B, DiMichele DM, Shapiro AD, Winkler CA, Berntorp E, Hemophilia Inhibitor Genetics Study (HIGS) Combined Cohort.

Comparison of hematologic measurements between local and central laboratories: data from the BABY HUG trial.
Kalpatthi R, Thompson B, Lu M, Wang WC, Patel N, Kutlar A, Howard T, Luchtman-Jones L, Miller ST, BABY HUG Investigators.

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