Dr. James Thornton, MD

Dr. James Thornton, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. James Thornton, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1979 and specializes in cardiac surgery and general surgery.

524 SE Osceola St Ste 100

Stuart, FL 34994

Contact Information

(772) 419-2379

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thornton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 77% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 72% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

80  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Trauma
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Poor Circulation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vasculitis
  • Vein Diseases
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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32  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Wittenberg University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thornton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thornton's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thornton to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Thornton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Thornton is very good doctor. His team is very familiar & friendly, I like there smile face, love you all.
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