Michael W Thornton, MD

188 Ratings64 Comments
Family Medicine
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Pediatrics; Family Care

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Education & Credentials

Medical School: University of Illinois (Chicago), 1982

Internship: West Suburban Hospital Oak Park, IL, 1983

Residency: West Suburban Hospital Oak Park, IL, 1985; West Suburban Medical Center (Resurrection Health Care)(Illinois), 1985

Insurance Accepted

AARP Medicare Complete Access (UHC) HMO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna PPO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Aetna POS
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community MMAI
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Choice Preferred
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Blue Precision HMO
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Beech Street PPO
MultiPlan PPO
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry HMO
Coventry PPO
Great West Open Access
Humana Choicecare PPO
Imagine Smart Network
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry One PPO
Coventry POS
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West POS
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Sunrise Advantage
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Illinos Medicaid
Medicare Part B
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Select POS
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross PPO


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Overall Patient Rating
5.0 out of 5
(188 Ratings, 64 Comments)
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CNA did not introduce herself, give clear direction or present as personable.
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Dr. Thornton is an excellent Doctor because he listens, empathizes, explains his advice well, and isn't pushy.
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The staff was great. And come on it was with Dr Thornton, he is the best.
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my physician is excellent at preparing me for tests and exams that are needed. He is always attentive and caring.
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My experience was great!
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Dr. Thornton, in my opinion is an excellent doctor and fine man. He is very good at explaining things to make the patient fully understand.
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Very good experience with my family physician, Dr. Thornton
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I can always get medical attention when I need it.
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I had a great experience with no problems. In fact every visit to this clinic has always been excellent! Also every doctor, nurse or medical practitioner has always been kind, caring, compassionate and knowledgeable of me and what ever I was there for!!!
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Only excellent help from Dr Michael Thornton. That is why he has been our family physician for 25 years.