Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 63

Dr. Thornton
Telehealth services available

Mental Health Coop

275 Cumberland Bnd Nashville, TN 37228

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(615) 726-3340

Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Nashville, TN and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Lewisgale Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thornton to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thornton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Thornton treats Anxiety more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thornton treats Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Adjustment Disorder
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thornton treats Adjustment Disorder more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Thornton's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Thornton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
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About Me


Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Nashville, TN and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications


Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
University of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thornton frequently treats Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Adjustment Disorder . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Thornton treats.

Where is Dr. Anthony Thornton, MD's office located?

Dr. Thornton's office is located at 275 Cumberland Bnd, Nashville, TN 37228. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Mental Health Coop275 Cumberland Bnd Nashville, TN 37228

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Thornton is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Roanoke, VA

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

1 Award Received

Lewisgale Medical Center

Salem, VA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)