Dr. Joseph P Thornton MD

Dr. Joseph Thornton is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MountainView Hospital and Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Thornton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at MountainView Hospital and one of 3 at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency, General Surgery, 1972 - 1976

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1977 - 1977

John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Internship, Transitional Year, 1971 - 1972

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 32 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

NV State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Preserving confidentiality in the peer review process.
DeAngelis, C.D., Thornton, J.P.

Insurances Accepted

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