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The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Thornton is Good. Dr. Thornton has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. William Thornton, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

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

Awards  
Outstanding Resident in Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Outstanding Teaching Site, Zale-Lipshy Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Nominated Outstanding Teacher, PGYII and/or PGYIII
Junior Faculty Development Award, Association for Academic Psychiatry
Nominated Outstanding Teacher, PGYII and/or PGYIII (1993)
Outstanding Resident in Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1991)
Junior Faculty Development Award, Association for Academic Psychiatry (1995)
Outstanding Teaching Site, Zale-Lipshy Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (2001)

Affiliations

Dr. Thornton has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 
  • Parkland Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. William Laurence Thornton MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. William L. Thornton practice?
Dr. William Thornton has 2 office locations.
Dr. William Thornton practices Psychiatry near Dallas, TX.
See Dallas Psychiatrists.