Dr. J Kent Thorne MD

Cardiac Surgeons in Salt Lake City, UT

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Dr. J Kent Thorne specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. J Kent Thorne has been compared 93 times. Details of Dr. Thorne's 38 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at University of Utah are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Thorne

Dr. J Kent Thorne
MountainStar Cardiovascular Surgery
1160 E 3900 S
Suite 3500
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Patient Ratings and Reviews


Dr. J Kent Thorne has an average rating of 3.5 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Good based on 6 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. J Kent Thorne has been identified as specializing in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Thoracic Surgery for Thoracic Surgery.

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. J Kent Thorne accepts the following plans at MountainStar Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • Premera BCBS
  • Great West

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Thorne attended medical school at University of Utah School of Medicine and graduated in 1978 having 38 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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