Crystal R. Thornton, FNP

Crystal R. Thornton, FNP

Crystal has been a nurse practitioner at Azalea Skin Treatment Center since August 2009. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UNC Wilmington in 2004. She has worked as a nurse in multiple areas, including cardiac and emergency services. She then completed her Master's degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from UNC Wilmington in 2009, specializing in dermatology.

Crystal lives in Clayton with her husband and two children. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her family and two dogs. Crystal enjoys educating patients on various skin conditions and preventative measures they can take.  She also loves helping the patient understand the importance of sun protection and skin cancer screening.