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Dr. Thompson’s area of focus is treating disorders of the hand and upper extremities using the latest diagnostic and surgical techniques. Dr. Thompson stays up-to-date with current techniques in the upper extremity by attending regional and national courses each year.

Hometown: Omaha, NE

In his leisure time, Dr. Thompson enjoys playing tennis, golf, running, biking, camping and spending time with his three children. He is also an avid Husker fan and attends most of the football games in the fall.

Conditions

Animal Bites, Biceps Tear at the Elbow, Biceps Tear at the Shoulder, Broken Collarbone, Broken Hand or Wrist, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel, De Quervain’s Tendinosis, Elbow Arthritis, Elbow Bursitis, Elbow UCL Tears, Ganglion Cysts, Flexor Tendon Injuries, Fractured or Dislocated Elbow, Frozen Shoulder, Golfer’s Elbow, Labrum Tears (SLAP), Rotator Cuff Tears, Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist, Shoulder Arthritis, Separated Shoulder, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Injuries, Shoulder Joint Tear, Tennis Elbow, Trigger Finger, and less common conditions

Treatments

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Ages treated: All ages

Accepts workers comp: Yes

21 Years in Practice

Credentials

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedics by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified in Surgery of the Hand by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • The Philadelphia Hand Center | Hand Surgery Fellowship, 2004
  • University of Tennessee | Orthopedic Residency, 2003
  • University of Tennessee | Internship, 1999
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 1998
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln| BS, 1993 (Biology)

Memberships & Awards

  • Premier Doctors 2021 by Omaha Magazine
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Metro Omaha Medical Society
  • Nebraska Orthopedic Society

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (2,063 Ratings, 446 Comments)

5 stars
Jun 9, 2021
My experience with Dr. Thompson and his staff was wonderful throughout and we're still going. We're scheduled for Wednesday for surgery and I couldn't be luckier to have him. I'm very, very happy him and his staff has done Excellent in my book. Thank you.
5 stars
Jun 4, 2021
Receptionist, first one I met was not friendly at all. Acted like I was a bother to her. Maybe she was having a bad day?
5 stars
Jun 4, 2021
Ortho west is the best.
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