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Nathan L. Thornton, MD

MD

Doctor of Medicine

Specialties


Current Patients Only
No new patients at this time
No Referral Required

Facilities & Clinics

  1. St. Luke's Children's Hospital - Neonatology

    • Address
      190 E Bannock St Boise, ID 83712
    • Phone
      (208) 381-2661
      Fax
      (208) 381-2893

  2. St. Luke's Children's Hospital - Neonatology

    • Address
      801 Pole Line Rd W Twin Falls, ID 83301
    • Phone
      (208) 381-2088
      Fax
      (208) 381-2893

About Nathan L. Thornton

Biography

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.

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Residency

    University of Utah
  • Fellowship

    University of Utah
  • Board Certification

    Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
  • Gender

    Male
  • Languages Spoken

    English
 

Reviews for Nathan L. Thornton

  • These ratings and comments are collected through in-depth care experience surveys administered by Press Ganey Associates on behalf of St. Luke’s. The star ratings include surveys dating from 2018 to present. We've posted the ten most recent patient comments for your reference.