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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 (2,387 Ratings, 470 Comments)

5 stars
Sep 15, 2021
Excellent as always. The entire staff, from the receptionist all the way up to the doctors are always amazing, treat me with respect and listen to my opinion, even though it might not mean much, they are always willing to listen and go above and beyond.
5 stars
Sep 10, 2021
Very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable staff. Overall experience was very satisfying.
5 stars
Sep 8, 2021
Dr. Thompson and his staff were amazing before surgery, during surgery and after surgery. I've had very little pain after my surgery and I'm completely impressed. I would definitely recommend him to anyone and everyone.
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