James Thornton, MDCardiothoracic
James Clay Thornton, MD is part of our Health First team. He is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.
Before arriving at Health First, Dr. Thornton was a physician with Stuart Cardiovascular Associates, PLLC in Stuart, FL.
Dr. Thornton completed residencies in both general and thoracic surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from The Ohio State University School of Medicine in Columbus, OH and Bachelor of Science in biology from Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH.
Dr. Thornton is a member of the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians.
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Area of Expertise
Coronary Artery Bypass with Arterial Conduits, Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Internship and Residency
Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland (General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery
The Ohio State University School of Medicine – Wittenberg University
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians