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Heath C. Thornton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

130 Ratings
9 Comments
 

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Medicine, Physical Fitness and Exercise Prescription, Exercise Treadmill Testing, Wellness and Health Promotion, Pediatrics, Nonsurgical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Women's Health

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4479
Department: 336-716-4479

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Additional Languages

Spanish

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1996
  • M.D., Medical College of Virginia, 2000
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Riverside Hosp, 2003
  • Fellowship, Family Medicine, NC Baptist Hospital, 2004

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1942284450
Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

130 Ratings
9 Comments
 

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Peroneal Nerve; Ganglion Cysts; Disease Management; Athletes; Life Style
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2230 | Department: 336-716-4479

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Recent Publications

Diagnosis and management of an asymptomatic intraneural fibular cyst [letter]. Stone SL, Thornton HC, Cartwright MS.. Muscle Nerve. 2014;49(1):143-144.

Seizure disorders/concussion [audiocassette]. Venna N, Thornton HC.. Audio-Digest Intern Med. 2014;61(31):.

Effects of simulation-based training for high school sports medicine personnel on emergency response confidence and teamwork behaviors. Rosenbaum DA, Thornton HC, Johnson JE, Saunders I, Fitch MT.. Athl Train Sports Health Care. 2012;4(3):126-132.

Heat cramps: treatment and prevention. Poynter DJ, Thornton H.. Athl Train Sports Health Care. 2010;2(5):205-207.

How should physicians indicate increased risk on sports physical forms? [newsletter article]. Hyden J, Thornton H, Clinch CR.. Evid Based Pract. 2007;10(11):5-6.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Clinical Interests

Adolescent Medicine, Physical Fitness and Exercise Prescription, Exercise Treadmill Testing, Wellness and Health Promotion, Pediatrics, Nonsurgical Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Women's Health
Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Associate Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.130 Ratings
9 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

9/9/2016

I really appreciate that he had a scribe to chart! He was totally focused on figuring out what my problem was! He is an excellent provider.

8/25/2016

Dr Thornton was incredible. Thank you for helping me and my son get they a very scary experience, surgery. Your bedside manner was impeccable. I believe you were genuine concern for my son's health and well fare. We are very grateful. Thank you. May God continue to bless you and yours.

7/29/2016

I had a problem, the doctor took care of the problem & soon I felt relief.

7/28/2016

Please with the service!

4/19/2016

Doctor has been my health provider many years with trust, assurance of good care always.

4/12/2016

Dr Thornton was very thorough and showed interest in my health issue. We came up together with a care plan that was appropriate and most time and cost efficient.

1/25/2016

I wish to say that my entire experience with this doctor and staff has always been pleasant.

12/20/2015

Dr. Thornton was extremely thorough!

12/15/2015

HEATH THORNTON is the best doctor. He takes the time to listen to your problems, he is very compassionate, he explains your plan of care so you can understand. Everyone in the office is very nice and makes you feel welcomed.

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