Dr. Dawn Thornton, DO

Dr. Dawn Thornton, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Dawn Thornton, DO is an internal medicine specialist in West Chester, PA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 2004 and specializes in internal medicine.

520 Maple Ave Ste 4

West Chester, PA 19380

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicare
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Dr. Thornton's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Scabies
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Thornton also has a special interest in women?s health.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 2004
    Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Medical School
    2004

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thornton

4.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(4)

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I met with Dr. Thornton for a routine physical, and asked that she fax the form my employer gave me to the insurance company. When I came in for a follow up appointment and asked if she had faxed the form, she became angry with me and yelled that I should have called to remind her. I said that it...Read More
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Gateway Medical was recommended to my by a long-time RN in the Chester County Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Thornton is the first physician I've seen in a long time who I truly like and trust. She spends the appropriate time with me, and asks probing questions. I am glad to have found...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Chester County Hospital

West Chester, PA