Dr. James Thornton, MD

Dr. James Thornton, MD

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Dr. James Thornton, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 33 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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(772) 419-2379

Dr. Thornton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Select
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Select HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thornton's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thornton treats Pericardial Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thornton treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thornton treats Heart Disease more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Thornton treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Thornton's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest Trauma
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Poor Circulation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vasculitis
  • Vein Diseases
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Video Assisted Throacoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Thornton, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1979 and specializes in cardiac surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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I had a triple by pass a month ago,I was so lucky to get Dr Thronton as my surgeon. wonderful compassionate man !great staff!
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Dr Thornton is very good doctor. His team is very familiar & friendly, I like there smile face, love you all.
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