SVMC Welcomes Patrice Thornton, MD, to Northshire Campus
Ashley Jowett
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SVMC Welcomes Patrice Thornton, MD, to Northshire Campus

BENNINGTON, VT—September 2, 2021— Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is pleased to welcome Patrice Thornton, MD, to SVMC Northshire Campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians.

Dr. Thornton completed her residency and internship at New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center. She received her medical degree at New York Medical College and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She received her bachelor’s in biology from New York University. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Thornton has worked as a primary care internist with Nuvance Health/Western Connecticut Medical Group. She worked for more than 20 years as a primary care internist at Village Medical in Pawling, New York. She has also served as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at New York University.

SVMC’s Northshire Campus offers comprehensive medical care for the whole family. Its services include pediatrics, health promotion and wellness programs, and on-site physical therapy, laboratory, and x-ray services for those with a provider’s order. The office is located at 5957 Main Street in Manchester Center. Appointments are available 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Dr. Thornton is accepting new patients. Call 802-362-4440 for an appointment.

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent, healthcare system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC includes Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, and the SVHC Foundation. SVMC includes 25 primary and specialty care practices.
 
SVMC has earned several prominent distinctions. Most recently, SVMC received the American Hospital Association’s Rural Healthcare Leadership Award for transformational change in efforts toward healthcare reform and its fifth consecutive designation within the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. It ranked fourth in the nation for healthcare value by the Lown Institute Hospitals Index in 2020 and is one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work. SVMC earned an ‘A’ for hospital safety from the Leapfrog Group for two years in a row. During the pandemic, SVMC and both its skilled nursing facilities, the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, and the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Hoosick Falls, earned perfect scores on a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services evaluation meant to determine the ability to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other infections.
 
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center provides exceptional care without discriminating on the basis of an individual’s age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Language assistance services, free of charge, are available at 1-800-367-9559.

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