Dr. Heath Thornton, MD

Dr. Heath Thornton, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Heath Thornton, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Winston Salem, NC. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Thornton is affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

1920 W 1st St

Winston Salem, NC 27104

Contact Information

(336) 716-4479

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Thornton's Experience

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Dr. Thornton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Vcu Med College Va
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Riverside Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Riverside Regional Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Wake Forest Prim Care Wfu Baptist Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thornton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Thornton'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Wallburg, NC |
My daughter has had 2 injuries that Dr. Thornton has worked with her. He is very patient and worked diligently to find the problem and worked carefully until the answer was found. He was so good with her and is very kind.
in winston salem |
Very nice doctor. Very helpful. will see again.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thornton accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Thornton has admitting privileges

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157
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