Dr. James Fallon Thornton MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. James Thornton is a plastic surgeon in Dallas, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor University Medical Center and Children's Medical Center of Dallas. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Thornton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at Baylor University Medical Center and one of 30 at Children's Medical Center of Dallas who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Public health, Critical care, Disaster Medicine, Public Health Preparedness and Response

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1997

Emory University
Fellowship, Plastic Surgery, 1997 - 1999

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Reconstruction of the Nasal Soft Triangle Subunit.
Constantine, F. C.,Lee, M. R.,Sinno, S.,Thornton, J. F.

Ergotrid flap: a local flap for cutaneous defects of the upper lateral lip.
Becker, S., Lee, M.R., Thornton, J.F.

Reply: Using Data to Compare the Results of Direct Closure versus Local Flaps for Treating Mohs Defects.
Hatef, D.A., Hollier, L.H., Thornton, J.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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