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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 59

6569 N Charles St Ste 605
Towson, MD 21204
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Dr. Thompson:

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Dr. Thompson's Experience

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Dr. Thompson's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Greater Baltimore Medical Center
6701 N Charles St
Towson, MD 21204
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
827 Linden Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Specialists
Retina Specialists
6569 N Charles St Ste 605
Towson, MD 21204
Retina Specialists
6569 N Charles St Ste 605
Towson, MD 21204
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    Dr. Thompson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Acquired Coloboma
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anisocoria
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
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    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Hyphema
    • Hypopyon
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Thompson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins
    Complete in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thompson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Thompson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Greater Baltimore Medical Center

    • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Thompson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Thompson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
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    Office Locations

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    Retina Specialists
    6569 N Charles St Ste 605
    Towson, MD 21204
    (301) 682-9700 (Office)
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    Retina Specialists
    6569 N Charles St Ste 605
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 296-9700 (Office)
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