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About Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr

Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, SC, with another office in Columbia, SC. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Adolescent Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Mckinney is affiliated with Palmetto Health Baptist Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr is Good. Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Thornton Sterling Mckinney Jr Md

3612 Landmark Dr Ste A
Columbia, SC 29204
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Scott Psychiatric Institute

1919 Gadsden St
Columbia, SC 29201
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Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr has the following 2 specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr has the following 12 expertise

  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Birth Control
  • Substance Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Acne
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders

Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr has 0 board certified specialties

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Outstanding Dr

Dr. McKinney is and outstanding Dr and he should be given the benefit of the doubt. Some parents are a in denial about their kids. He takes time with patients and he's a true Amercan.

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One Star

I would give this man zero stars if I could. He is a terrible doctor. He would not listen to me when I tried to explain that my daughter was a addict and therefore she ended up on the psych. ward. Not ever going back. Highly recommend staying away.

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Two Stars

Dr. McKinney should be banned from practicing medicine. He is a drug pusher and does not listen to what the parent has to say. I would never take my pet to this man much less a human being.

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Doctor is okay

He's an okay doc. His staff is inconsiderate and have no social skills OR office etiquette. Too bad because that is 50% of his business. He needs new staff that's of a more professional nature!

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Grateful Mother

Both of my daughters see Dr. McKinney for treatment of their ADHD. Dr. McKinney quickly diagnosed each of my girls and placed them on medication. We saw an immediate difference in school performance, grades, and overall behavior. Dr. McKinney slowly took the dosage up until the girls found their correct dose (which is different for each girl). My daughters adore Dr. McKinney and his office staff. Especially "Miss Julie". They actually ask when can they go back for an appointment! As an RN who specializes in psychiatry, I appreciate Dr. McKinney's cautios attitide toward medication. I highly recommend Dr. McKinney. My husband and I are so thankful for his care of our children.

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30.0 minutes
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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Mckinney is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Ross University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thornton S Mckinney Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

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