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

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

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

Initiation of emicizumab prophylaxis in an infant with haemophilia A and subdural haemorrhage.
Bush KA, Lucas TL, Haley KM, Thornburg CD

The odds and implications of coinheritance of hemophilia A and B.
Karch C, Masser-Frye D, Limjoco J, Ryan SE, Fletcher SN, Corbett KD, Johnsen JM, Thornburg CD

Defining the path ahead for NOAC use in the pediatric population: A Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Think Tank.
Seltzer JH, Farrell A, Goldenberg N, Hornik C, Keene D, Krucoff MW, Lipardi C, Massicotte P, Mentzer D, Monagle P, Thornburg C, Revkin JH, Walker S, Gajjar D

Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics associated with vitamin D status in newly diagnosed pediatric cancer patients.
Aristizabal P, Sherer M, Perdomo BP, Castelao E, Thornburg CD, Proudfoot J, Jacobs E, Newfield RS, Zage P, Roberts W, Martinez ME

Management and outcomes of pediatric septic thrombophlebitis: a case series.
Koo J, Pong A, Dory C, Farnaes L, Thornburg CD

The Evaluation of Hematologic Screening and Perioperative Management in Patients with Noonan Syndrome: A Retrospective Chart Review.
Briggs B, Savla D, Ramchandar N, Dimmock D, Le D, Thornburg CD

Rivaroxaban compared with standard anticoagulants for the treatment of acute venous thromboembolism in children: a randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial.
Male C, Lensing AWA, Palumbo JS, Kumar R, Nurmeev I, Hege K, Bonnet D, Connor P, Hooimeijer HL, Torres M, Chan AKC, Kenet G, Holzhauer S, Santamaría A, Amedro P, Chalmers E, Simioni P, Bhat RV, Yee DL, Lvova O, Beyer-Westendorf J, Biss TT, Martinelli I, Saracco P, Peters M, Kállay K, Gauger CA, Massicotte MP, Young G, Pap AF, Majumder M, Smith WT, Heubach JF, Berkowitz SD, Thelen K, Kubitza D, Crowther M, Prins MH, Monagle P, EINSTEIN-Jr Phase 3 Investigators.

Scurvy Findings in a Child with Jacobsen Syndrome: A Case Report.
Puddy AC, Hughes JL, Joffe AL, Khanna PC, Thornburg CD, Mubarak SJ

How we approach: Training pediatric coagulationists.
Thornburg CD, Montgomery RR, Pipe SW

Using pharmacokinetics for tailoring prophylaxis in people with hemophilia switching between clotting factor products: A scoping review.
Yu JK, Iorio A, Edginton AN, WAPPS co‐investigators.

Your tired, your poor, your huddled masses.
Ware RE, Thornburg CD

Regional variation and cost implications of prescribed extended half-life factor concentrates among U.S. Haemophilia Treatment Centres for patients with moderate and severe haemophilia.
Croteau SE, Cheng D, Cohen AJ, Holmes CE, Malec LM, Silvey M, Thornburg CD, Wheeler AP, Kouides PA, Raffini LJ, Neufeld EJ

A novel approach to immune tolerance induction in haemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitor.
Thornburg CD, Ducore J

Novel Factor XIII variant identified through whole-genome sequencing in a child with intracranial hemorrhage.
Briggs B, James KN, Chowdhury S, Thornburg C, Farnaes L, Dimmock D, Kingsmore SF, RCIGM Investigators.

Identification and characterization of novel mutations implicated in congenital fibrinogen disorders.
Smith N, Bornikova L, Noetzli L, Guglielmone H, Minoldo S, Backos DS, Jacobson L, Thornburg CD, Escobar M, White-Adams TC, Wolberg AS, Manco-Johnson M, Di Paola J

Hematologic Manifestations of Nutritional Deficiencies: Early Recognition is Essential to Prevent Serious Complications.
Yu JC, Shliakhtsitsava K, Wang YM, Paul M, Farnaes L, Wong V, Kim J, Thornburg CD

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

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