Dr. Alice Chaffin Thornton MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Alice Thornton is an infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Shriners Hospitals for Children-Lexington and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital. She received her medical degree from Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Thornton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 3 doctors at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Lexington and one of 12 at UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Wake Forest University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992–1995

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1995–1998

Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

KY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Rhodococcus equi Pericarditis in a Patient Living with HIV/AIDS.
Gundelly, P.,Thornton, A.,Greenberg, R. N.,McCormick, M.,Myint, T.

A Comparison Study of Methods for Measuring Retention in HIV Medical Care.
Crawford, T. N.,Sanderson, W. T.,Thornton, A.

Impact of Non-HIV Related Comorbidities on Retention in HIV Medical Care: Does Retention Improve Over Time?
Crawford, T. N.,Sanderson, W. T.,Breheny, P.,Fleming, S. T.,Thornton, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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