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

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Locations

Family Medicine - Piedmont Plaza I

Clinical Specialties

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

Contact Information

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

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Additional Languages

Spanish

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, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2004

NPI Number

  • 1942284450
Heath C. Thornton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Heath C. Thornton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine
Orthopaedics

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4942 | Department: 336-716-4479

Recent Publications

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

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

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

Hyden J, Thornton H, Clinch CR. How should physicians indicate increased risk on sports physical forms? [newsletter article]. 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.

Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Clinical Specialties

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

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