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A board-certified orthopedic surgeon with OrthoNebraska since 2005, Dr. Thompson’s practice focuses on fractures, sports injuries and arthritis. Dr. Thompson started his career serving as an Orthopedic Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force from 2002-2004, rising to Major. The past few years, Dr. Thompson has greatly enjoyed providing medical support for several organizations in the region, including the American Midwest Ballet, the Omaha Marathon and the Omaha Corporate Cup Race.

Hometown: York, NE


Achilles Tendinitis, Achilles Tendon Injuries, Ankle Fractures, Ankle Sprains, Foot and Ankle Arthritis, Bunions, Flat Feet, Hammer Toe, Heel Pain, Morton’s Neuroma, Other Nerve Injuries, Plantar Fasciitis, and less common conditions


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Ages treated: 10+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Joint implants used: DePuy

26 Years in Practice




  • Orthopedic Specialists of Charleston | Foot and Ankle Fellowship, 2005
  • Creighton/Nebraska Health Foundation | Orthopedic Residency, 2002
  • University of Arizona – Phoenix | Orthopedic Residency, 2000
  • Maricopa Medical Center | General Surgery Internship, 1996
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 1995
  • Northwestern University | BS, 1991 (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Northwestern University | BS, 1991 (Electrical Engineering)

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Patient Reviews

4.8 out of 5 (3,156 Ratings, 699 Comments)

5 stars
Jul 30, 2022
It's good to have a great Dr that listened to me and my family and the nursing staff was the best ever.
5 stars
Jul 13, 2022
Thank you for the encouraging support before and after surgery. You all kept me informed and took very good care of me the entire time i was there.
5 stars
Jul 13, 2022
I had the most wonderful hospital experience of anywhere in Omaha. The staff was fabulous in every respect, & the entire hospital so very clean & attractive. I will go back to OrthoWest again when the need for care arises. Thank you to everyone who took care of me.
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