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Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery*
4.0 (20)
Map Pin Small Newark, DE
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD

Dr. Joseph Thornton, MD is a Plastic Surgeon in Newark, DE. They specialize in Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Plastic Surgery. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Beebe Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Thornton an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Thornton works at Practice in Newark, DE with other offices in Elkton, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Skin Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Thornton's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Foot and Ankle Associates LLP
    2600 Glasgow Ave Ste 107, Newark, DE 19702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 866-7546
  2. 2
    Women Medical Care LLC
    111 W High St Ste 207, Elkton, MD 21921 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 355-0005
  3. 3
    Christianacare Union Hospital
    106 Bow St, Elkton, MD 21921 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 355-0055
  4. 4
    Kyo A Kim M.D. P.A.
    774 Christiana Rd Ste 101, Newark, DE 19713 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 355-0005
    Monday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Tuesday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    07:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    07:00 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Beebe Medical Center

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Actinic Keratosis
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Inflamed Seborrheic Keratosis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Wart Freezing
Acanthosis Nigricans
Allergic Reaction
Autoimmune Diseases
Bedsores
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Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Blepharochalasis
Boil
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Bone Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Hypoplasia
Breast Ptosis
Broken Finger
Burn Injuries
Cancer
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Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
De Quervain's Disease
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Diabetes Skin Lesion
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Skin
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Dupuytrens Contracture
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Facial Laceration
Facial Skin Cancer
Finger Injuries
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Granuloma of Skin
Gynecomastia
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Neuropathy
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hidradenitis
Hypertrophic Scar
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Keloid Scar
Knee Pain
Labial Hypertrophy
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lipomas
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Localized Fat Deposits
Lymphadenopathy
Melanoma
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nerve Injury
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Pinched Nerve
Premature Aging
Pseudoarthrosis
Psoriasis
Pulmonary Disease
Rash
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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ringworm
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Skin Aging
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Skin Ulcer
Spider Veins
Tendon Injuries
Third-Degree Burns
Tinea Versicolor
Trigger Finger
Vasculitis
Warts
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Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arm Reduction Surgery
Blepharoplasty
Botox® Injection
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Buttock Lift
Carpal Tunnel Release
Chemical Peel
CoolSculpting®
Cyst Incision and Drainage
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Eyelid Surgery
Facelift
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Facial Reconstruction
Fat Grafting to the Body
Fat Grafting to the Breast
Fat Grafting to the Face
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Juvéderm® Injection
Labiaplasty
Liposuction
Melanoma Removal
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Neck Lift
Nipple Reconstruction
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Perlane® Injection
Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Restylane® Injections
Rhinoseptoplasty
Sculptra™ Injection
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
Skin Lesion Biopsy
Skin Tag Removal
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Vanquish® Fat Recontouring
Wound Repair
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    4 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1326242744
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Plastic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Thornton has seen patients for Skin Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Thornton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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