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About Dr. Thornberry

Dr. Thornberry is a board-certified Pediatrician. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Baylor University and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. She then went on to complete a Pediatric Residency at the University of Florida’s Shands Hospital.

After several years in private practice, Dr. Thornberry completed an online distance fellowship through the University of Arizona’s Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, learning to help patients improve in well-being as well as in health. She is also knowledgeable in low-carb dieting, one of the simplest fat loss/metabolic health strategies.

In addition to working for My Catholic Doctor, Dr. Thornberry works part-time as a locum tenens Pediatric Hospitalist, providing well-newborn, level 2 nursery, and pediatric inpatient care in hospitals all over the United States. She and her husband live in Virginia, where they homeschool their two teenage boys.

Clinical Interests: Integrative Medicine, improving families’ health and wellbeing, Metabolic Health, Prenatal and Newborn Care, and Pre/Postnatal Consults for Mothers with Gestational Diabetes.

Licensed States

Florida (telehealth only), Georgia, Maine, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Kansas (Telehealth Only)

In-Network Carriers

Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, TriCare Select, ProviDrs Care

BlueCross BlueShield Networks Include: PAR, PPO, EPO, HMO, Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus, Medicare Advantage (PPO and HMO), Anthem HealthKeepers Plus – CardinalCare Virginia Medicaid
UnitedHealthcare Networks Include:  NexusACO(NRP, NRB, NR, OAP, OA, RP, RB, R), Charter(HMO, EPO, POS), Core(HMO, EPO, Choice Plus POS), Doctors Plan(Plus HMO, EPO, Plus POS), Navigate(Plus), POS, Choice HMO(+HMO, EPO, Plus POS), Select(HMO, Select+, EPO, PLUS POS), Veterans Affairs Community Care Network, Medicare and Medicaid plans Included

Accepts those who are insured with:
Christian Brothers Ministry Services Plan
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida
Christendom College

Services Offered

  • All pediatric and adolescent medical needs, at any time
  • Convenient care for minor illnesses
  • Low-carb diet consultation
  • Integrative Medicine consultation
  • Vaccination consultation


Dr. Thornberry treats newborn through adolescent children and is available for care, advice, and quick prescriptions 24/7. She also has training in Integrative (“Natural”) Medicine and Metabolic Health.
*Languages: English