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Dr. Michael Thornton, MD

Family Medicine*
4.8 (53)
Map Pin Small Sycamore, IL
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42 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Michael Thornton, MD

Dr. Michael Thornton, MD is a Family Medicine Physician in Sycamore, IL. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital and Edward Hospital-Main Campus. Dr. Thornton, completed a residency at West Suburban Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Thornton an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Thornton works at Practice in Sycamore, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Thornton's Office Locations

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    Kishwaukee Medical Associates
    954 W State St, Sycamore, IL 60178 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 895-9144

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  • Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital
  • Edward Hospital-Main Campus

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Wellness Examination
Constipation
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer

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Wellness Examination
Constipation
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Shortness of Breath
Thrush
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vitamin B Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchitis
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Acute Sinusitis
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ADHD and-or ADD
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bird Flu
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Conduct Disorder
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Eyes
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Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Disease
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Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Iodine Deficiency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteomalacia
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rickets
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
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Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Varicose Eczema
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Vertigo
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ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
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Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
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Dementia Evaluation
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Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
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Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
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Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
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Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
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HIV Screening
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Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    4.8
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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1699703405
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • West Suburban Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
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    Dr. Thornton has seen patients for Constipation, 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.

    53 patients have reviewed Dr. Thornton. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thornton.

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