Dr. Thornton is Clinical Director of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis at Boston IVF. Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland OH. She completed her residency in Obstetrics/Gynecology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI and her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at Yale School of Medicine in Norwalk, CT. Prior to joining Boston IVF in 1998, Dr. Thornton was an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT.
Dr. Thornton is the Division Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of OB-GYN at Harvard Medical School. She is on staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, Metrowest Medical Center and Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton.
Dr. Thornton is actively involved in American Society of Reproductive Medicine and has served on numerous committees within the society. She is also an active member of the New England Fertility Society and the Obstetrical Society of Boston. She has written numerous chapters, articles and abstracts. She is a reviewer for “Fertility and Sterility” and “Obstetrics and Gynecology” and is a co-investigator in the NIH funded trials of “Conventional Infertility Therapy versus FAST Track to IVF” and “Optimal Infertility Therapy RCT: Women 40 and Older”.
In her spare time Dr. Thornton enjoys cooking, fine dining, traveling and reading.
Dr. Thornton sees patients at the Framingham, Waltham and Worcester Centers.