• The Physician Mark L. Thornton, M.D.

    The Physician Mark L. Thornton, M.D.

    Dr. Thornton is a medical doctor with a specialty in Internal Medicine. Dr.Thornton received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

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  • The Practice - Personalized Medicine

    The Practice - Personalized Medicine

    We will do everything a great doctor has always done, yet we have added such things as the comprehensive annual physical and the no waiting appointment scheduling.

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  • Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine

    Doctors of internal medicine focus on adult medicine and have had special study and training focusing on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. At least three of their seven or more years of medical…

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  • Dr. Jennifer Wallace

    Dr. Jennifer Wallace

    Dr. Wallace is a physician specializing in Internal Medicine, the diagnosis and non-­surgical care of adults. Dr. Wallace grew up in Temple, Texas and attended Texas A&M University, where she graduated Summa…

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What's New ?

  • At Home Genetic Testing

    What is At-Home Genetic Testing?
    Understanding what an at-home test will – and will not – tell you
    For a price (typically several hundred to a thousand dollars) you can order a genetic testing kit online or by phone. You’ll swab your cheek or spit into a test tube. Then you …

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  • High Blood Pressure

    New Multisociety Hypertension Guideline Is Released
    Allan S. Brett, MD and Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD, FACC reviewing Whelton PK et al. J Am Coll Cardiol 2017 Nov 13.
    The guideline lowers thresholds for categorizing people as having hypertension and for prescribing drug therapy.
    Sponsoring Organizations: American College of Cardiology (ACC), American …

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  • The New Shingles Vaccine

    The short version: As many of you know, a new shingles vaccine (“SHINGRIX”) was introduced in the past year, and is recommended for all adults over 50 years of age. The new vaccine is much more effective than the old vaccine (“Zostavax”). The new vaccine is associated with a higher …

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  • The Flu

    As most of you know the recent flu season was the worst flu season since 2009. It is now flu shot season.  When you see pumpkins, think flu shots. Patients with fall appointments will get the vaccination during their office visit.  We schedule brief appointments for individuals who want to get …

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