Melina II planetary medical database

Thorne's name on a file

Dr. Rich Thorne was a physician in the 24th century. He had been awarded an MD and a FASFS.

In 2368, he worked at the Taylor Hospital (Gray Municipality) on Melina II. On stardate 44041.7, he was the attending physician for patient G. Hutzel. He diagnosed his patient with Iresine Syndrome. This information was archived in the Melina II Planetary Medical Database. (TNG: "Violations", okudagram)

Thorne was named after Digital Magic creative director Rich Thorne who worked on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager.