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Dr. Steven Thornton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (65)
Map Pin Small Dallas, TX
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Steven Thornton, MD

Dr. Steven Thornton, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and is affiliated with Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. Dr. Thornton, completed a residency at University Tx Southwestern Med School. Patients rated Dr. Thornton an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Thornton works at Practice in Dallas, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Shoulder Dislocation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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
    Texas Orthopaedic Associates
    7115 Greenville Ave Ste 310, Dallas, TX 75231 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (214) 239-1641
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

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Treatment frequency



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Shoulder Dislocation
Steroid Injection
Meniscectomy
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee Ligament Tears
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Arthrocentesis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
AC Joint Injury
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Chondromalacia
Clavicle Fracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Osteophyte
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Herniated Disc
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Piriformis Syndrome
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Sciatica
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Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Sprain or Strain
ACL Surgery
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Bone Scan
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Tenotomy
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Knee Surgery
McMurray's Test
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Spinal and Postural Screening
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Steven Thornton, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1619924529
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Weill Cornell NY Presby Hosp/Meml Slaon Kettering
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Tx Southwestern Med School
    Residency
    Internship
    • Parkland Hosp-U Tex Southwestern
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Steven Thornton, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Thornton is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Thornton has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Thornton has seen patients for Shoulder Dislocation, 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.

    65 patients have reviewed Dr. Thornton. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thornton.

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