Jon D. Thornton, MD, PhD
Dr. Jon Thornton is a board-certified nephrologist in Hattiesburg Clinic’s Nephrology department. He received his medical education from University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala., and completed an internship at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Medical University of South Carolina, and a fellowship in nephrology at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.
Dr. Thornton is certified in nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is involved with several professional organizations including Mississippi State Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Heart Association-Circulation Council, Southern Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, South Carolina Medical Association, Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society, South Mississippi Medical Society and American Physiological Society.
The Nephrology department offers a diagnostic work-up for adults with acute or chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, diabetic nephrology, glomerular and interstitial nephritis, electrolyte and acid-base disturbances and hypertension.