Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD

Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(29)
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Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

10600 Mastin St

Overland Park, KS 66212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Nosebleed
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 91% of peers
Vertigo
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thornton III "I am a member of HCA Midwest Health Physicians, an integrated group of primary care and specialty practices. We provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met and their patient experience is outstanding."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Kans School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thornton III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton III to family and friends
3.2
based on 29 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Thornton III's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Lenexa, KS |
Dr. Thornton could not find my parathyroid tumor during surgery, and he took out half of my thyroid instead for no reason. Going for my second surgery soon with another doctor.
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in Overland Park, KS |
Everything was explained well. Surgery was quick and successful. All follow up questioned answered completely.
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in Overland Park, KS |
Dr. Thornton is always on time and has a good bedside manner. He explains things clearly.
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Dr. Thornton III accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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