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Dr. Daniel Thwaites, MD

Family Physician, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Looking after the children and adults of Walnut Creek, CA, Dr. Daniel Thwaites is a considerate family physician and a primary care doctor. He is excited to bring his knowledge to John Muir Health, where he treats a myriad of medical concerns, such as sexually transmitted diseases, high blood pressure, sore throat, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with a focus on hospice and palliative care, Dr. Thwaites earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He further completed an internship as well as a residency at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. He is a dedicated provider who focuses on ensuring that his patients receive appropriate care and are well informed and involved in their treatment process. Dr. Thwaites’s philosophy of practice is to assess possible contributory factors to his patient’s current disease. His clear explanations to the patients help them contribute to their own healing. He majorly focuses on preventive health care and treats patients in a structured manner, focusing not just on the ailment but also on the general well-being of the patient.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Altius (Coventry Health Care)
  • American Republic Insurance Company


  • Family Physician
  • Primary Care Doctor

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Care (Family Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of California, San Francisco, Doctor of Medicine
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (Internship)
  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (Residency)

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

John Muir Health

1450 Treat Blvd, # 320

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

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Regarding Nurses & Asst everytime I come for a visit I am treated like a family member. Always greeted with a smile and given the attention I need to feel comfortable. Dr. Thwaites is a very great listener and awesome peron& Doctor always makes me feel a ease everytime. I am always a mess.
Less than 6 months ago
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