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Scope of Practice
Adult and Pediatric ENT
Allergy and Sinus Disorders
Acute and Chronic Ear Infections
Balance Disorders
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid & Parathyroid
Full Audiology Services
Facial Skin Lesions
Head and Neck Cancer
Salivary Infections and Neoplasms
Snoring and Sleep Disorders
Voice Problems
Balloon Sinuplasty 

Hospital Privilages:
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Shawnee Mission Day Surgery
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Overland Park Surgery Center
North Kansas City Hospital

Dr. Thornton is a native Kansan having been born and raised in Concordia Kansas.  After four years in Manhattan  attending KSU he has lived in the Kansas City metro area. He recieved all his medical training at the University of Kansas Medical Center and has been part of the Kansas City medical community since. He has been in solo practice since 2004 with his office located on the campus of Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Dr Thornton practices the full spectrum of ENT with  areas of focus being nasal/sinus  disease and pediatric disorders.


College: Kansas State University, B.S. 1980-1984

Medical school: University of Kansas, 1984-1988

Medical Training:
General surgery Internship - University of Kansas, 1988-1989; Otolaryngology Residency - University of Kansas, 1989-1993
Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology

Professional Organization: 
Fellow of Academy of Otolaryngolgy, Head & Neck Surgery; Kansas City Metropolitan Medical Society

For any questions or to schedule an appointment please contact us at 913-261-2223