Dr. Scott C. Thornton, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 54

2660 Main St Suite 302
Bridgeport, CT 06606
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Colon/Rectal Surgeons Fairfield
Colon/Rectal Surgeons Fairfield
2660 Main St Suite 302
Bridgeport, CT 06606
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Fairfield Office
1305 Post Rd Suite 215
Fairfield, CT 06824
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    Dr. Thornton's Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery, 1994
    • General Surgery, 2011
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Thornton

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Connecticut.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Ct School Med
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Muhlenberg Reg Med Center
    New Britain Gen Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Undnj Nj Med School
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thornton & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Thornton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends

    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Thornton's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Thornton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

    A
    Colon/Rectal Surgeons Fairfield
    2660 Main St Suite 302
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203) 331-8700 (Office)
    B
    Park Avenue Surgical Associates
    Fairfield Office
    1305 Post Rd Suite 215
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203) 255-7092 (Office)
    (203) 743-4276 (Fax)
    C
    Park Avenue Surgical Assocs
    887 Bridgeport Ave Suite C
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 255-7088 (Office)
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