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Published on February 07, 2018

General Surgery Specialty Clinic Opening in Lincoln

Thomas Thornton, M.D., F.A.C.S. - General Surgery with MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena.Thomas Thornton, M.D., F.A.C.S.

MidMichigan Health is pleased to announce that Board Certified General Surgeon Thomas Thornton, M.D., F.A.C.S., will be holding a monthly specialty clinic at the Alcona Health Center, Lincoln Clinic, starting Monday, Feb. 26. The Health Center is located at 177 N. Barlow Road in Lincoln. Dr. Thornton serves on the medical staff at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena. All surgical procedures will be performed at the Medical Center.

He received his medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and did his general surgery residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. Dr. Thornton has advanced training in surgical treatment of conditions and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, colon, gallbladder, hernia repairs (endoscopic pre-peritoneal inguinal hernia repairs) and treats disease involving the skin, breast and soft tissue. In addition to these general surgery procedures, he also treats thyroid and parathyroid disease, thyroid nodules and cancer.

He currently welcomes new surgical patients to his satellite clinic in Lincoln, as well as his main office in Alpena. Appointments may be made by calling his office at (989) 354-5717. Those who would like more information about Dr. Thornton may visit

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