Sean D. Thornton, MD

Pathologist | Seattle

Dr. Thornton attended medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He was Co-Chief Resident in Surgical Pathology at the University of Washington, and completed residencies in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, as well as a fellowship in Surgical Pathology, at the same institute. Dr. Thornton is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology. He holds additional sub-specialty expertise in Breast Pathology, Cytopathology, and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA).

Dr. Thornton joined CellNetix in 2004 after ten years with the Providence Medical Center pathology staff in Seattle, where Dr. Thornton developed his special interest in Breast Pathology. He serves on the CellNetix Standards Committee and is an active member of the IT Committee. Additionally, Dr. Thornton performs Fine Needle Aspirations(FNAs) and especially enjoys teaching residents and medical students at the University of Washington. He is named in the Seattle Met magazine’s Top Doctors 2011 issue.

Subspecialties


Anatomic Pathology, Breast Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology - Nongynecologic Cytology/Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)

Education


  • Undergraduate
    Seattle University | Seattle, WA
  • Medical School
    University of Washington Medical School | Seattle, WA
  • Residencies
    Surgical Pathology, Co-Chief Resident University of Washington Medical School | Seattle, WA
  • Residencies
    Anatomic Pathology University of Washington Medical School | Seattle, WA
  • Residencies
    Clinical Pathology University of Washington Medical School | Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship
    Surgical Pathology University of Washington | Seattle, WA
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