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Great in Performance in Physician Recruiting and Healthcare Search

Welcome to Thornton Consulting Associates, LLC!

Thornton Consulting Associates is a premier physician recruiting and healthcare search firm with offices in Sanibel, Florida and Cleveland, Ohio.

John Thornton, CEO and founder of Thornton Consulting Associates, LLC (TCA) and his associates have over 30 years of nationwide physician recruiting, healthcare executive search and consulting experience.  We founded the company in 2013 and recently, we have been active in recruiting clinical allied health leaders.  In physician recruitment we have experience in providing permanent physician staffing solutions in 40 medical specialties and sub specialties.

Our healthcare executive/physician leader search service locates C-level executives, vice presidents, deans, department heads and chairs, practice administrators, CMO's and business line managers. 

TCA is a boutique physician recruiting and healthcare search firm by design. Our team works with a limited number of clients in the healthcare space nationwide and we limit the number of projects we take on at any one time. That way, unlike the large firms, we focus on your needs and provide a truly personal service. We look forward to partnering with you to find talented candidates for your critical open positions. Contact us at (216) 559-2819 or by email at to learn more or to discuss a specific need.

With a broad expertise in recruiting top doctors and executives for all sorts of healthcare organizations we are committed to excellence and integrity in everything we do. Our services include:

  • Physician recruitment:  permanent physician staffing solutions
  • Academic medicine search
  • Healthcare executive snd physician leader search
  • Allied health professional, advanced practitioner and nursing leader recruitment
  • Interim solutions
  • Improving performance of the In-house recruiting team

Our clients know that TCA's boutique search approach is tailored to their specific needs on each project, and produces great results....every time!

Contact John Thornton, President:


T: 216-559-2819