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Surgical Specialist, Plastic Surgery Specialist
22 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Thornton is Excellent. Dr. Thornton has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Thornton, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Breast Surgery (Mammaplasty)
  • Melanoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Thornton graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 8 awards.

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Texas Monthly Super Doctor (2011-2013)
Armed Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device
Top Doctor - Plastic Surgery (2001)
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2003)
Armed Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device (2003)
National Defense Medal (2003)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Thornton has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 
  • Baylor University Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Fallon Thornton MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James F. Thornton practice?
Dr. James Thornton has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Thornton practices Plastic Surgery near Dallas, TX.
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