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Dr. Richard M Thunder

Office: 
9850 Genesee Avenue
Suite 210
La Jolla, CA 92037
United States
Phone: 
(888) 450-4130
Doctor Specialty: 
Spine
Orthopedics

Education

Stanford University
Orthopedic Spine Center/St.
Mary's Fellow, Spine Surgery
2004-2005

Stanford 'University' Medical
Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery Resident, Orthepedic Surgery
l999-2004

Stanford University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
1994-1999

San Diego State University
B.S. Civil Engineering
With Distinction, Ranked First in Graduating Class
1986-1989

San Diego State University
B.S. Business Administration
1983-1986

Certification :

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellow, America Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Qualified Medical Examiner

Licensure:

  • California Physician and Surgeon
  • DEA
  • Private pilot Single Engine Land
  • C.P.A. Exam passed 1986

Employment:

Honors and Awards:

Extracurricular:

PUBLICATIONS :

  • Thunder R, Alamin T, Carragee E: Outcomes of Intradíscal electrothermal annuloplasty as a treatment for low back pain: A prospective Study of IDET Versus two control groups. Present at Resident Disputation Day, Stanford University Medical Center.
    2004
  • Chang J, Thunder R, Moet D, Longaker M, Lineaweaver W: Studies in Flexor Tendon Wound Healing: Neutralizing Antibody to _TGF-Beta-1 ïmprovee Post-Operative Range of Motion. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: 105 (1): 148-155
    Jan 2000
  • Chang J, Most D, Thunder R, Mehrere B, Longaker M. Lineaweaver W: Molecular Studies in Flexor Tendon Wound Healing: The Role of Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Gene Expression. Journal of Hand Surgery: 23 (6)5 94-95 Nov
    l998
  • Thunder R, Chang J, Broome R, Moet D: A Method of Immobilizing Rabbit Forelimbs. Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science, 37 (5): 94-95 Sept
    1998
  • Thunder R, Turk A: CO2 Laser Treatment of Angiofibromae in Tuberous Sclerosis. Stanford Medical Student Clinical Journal: 4:10-11
    1998
  • Thunder R, Korman J: The Effect of In Vitro Skin graft Tissue Expansion on In Vivo Graft `SurviVal. Stanford Research Symposium.
    1996
Surgery Center: 
Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla