Nathan Thornton, MD is a neonatologist with special interest in neonatal cardiac physiology. He is committed to effective communication and strives to simplify complex medical concepts to ensure parent understanding. In addition to providing patient care, he serves as a member of St. Luke's pediatric peer review committee.Dr. Thornton completed his pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children's Medical Center. During his fellowship, his research and publications focused on dysfunction in the neonatal immune system.
Prior to joining St. Luke's, Dr. Thornton practiced at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, TX.In his free time, Dr. Thornton enjoys mountain and road biking, backpacking, and traveling with his wife, a pediatric pharmacist. He is also a huge fan of high-quality coffee.
Dr. Thornton cares for babies in the NICU at St. Luke’s Boise, Magic Valley, Meridian, and Nampa.