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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

  • 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 (1,623 Ratings, 323 Comments)

5 stars
Aug 17, 2020
This was the first time that I went to the office in Omaha. I felt very comfortable.
4 stars
Aug 17, 2020
it would have been helpful if the models were available for the dr to show me my specific point of injury. we know enough about covid and how it spreads now that those tools can be safely used again.
5 stars
Aug 13, 2020
I inquired about an appointment online and relieved a call with 24 hours. Surprised I could get in so quickly! Staff was extremely courteous and answered all questions.
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