Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD

Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD

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Dr. Foxhall Thornton III, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Shawnee Mission, 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.

8901 W 74th St Ste 121

Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

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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Top Care Areas

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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."

2  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

54  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton III to family and friends
32 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Thornton III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Thornton successfully repaired a perforation in my nasal cavity that was questionable if it could be repaired due to it's size. A previous doctor wanted to place a plug in it and wasn't sure if fixing it would help due to it's size and I wasn't at ease with him. A fast in, what are you here...more
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My wife convinced me that I needed to check in with an ENT regarding an ear/tongue surgery I had as a kid. I didn’t have old records, but he figured out exactly what I had done and was incredibly knowledgeable about it. We now have a plan set for future issues that may occur, and he’s the...more
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One of the worst experiences. Waited for our first appointment for my son for over an hour for him to spend literally 90 seconds with us. Second appointment he maybe spent 2 minutes, though we didn't have to wait since we were the 1st appt of the day. The office staff messed up on scheduling...more
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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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Everything was explained well. Surgery was quick and successful. All follow up questioned answered completely.
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