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Dr. Brian Thompson, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Thompson

Dr. Brian Thompson, MD is a neurology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in neurology.


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(864) 516-1170

Dr. Thompson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Dr. Thompson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Brain Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Migraine more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Thompson's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Thompson, MD is a neurology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1983
U Ala
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Uab Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
Carraway Meth Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1982
1979
1978

Awards

Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thompson

2.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(3)
4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(2)
1 Star
61.111111111111114%
(11)

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Would rather make punchline than seriously address patient questions. Seemed to suggest nothing was wrong despite another diagnosis from another neurologist. ( I was seeking second opinion)
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I was sent to Dr. Thompson for a nerve conduction study. I guess because I was young and the test came back ok he brushed me and my symptoms off. He told me it was stupid I was sent to him and it was only a B12 deficiency. Instead of doing more and figuring more out he dismissed me. After...Read More
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I've read all the reviews on Dr. Thompson and they're all correct... I've been seeing him for about a year now. But I still give him a high rating because he has been very thorough and is covering all bases when trying to determine exactly what's going on. I believe he just doesn't have good...Read More
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Smart, compassionate, quick witted. Good judgment re: testing and treatment. Does not suffer fools.
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Pompous, unprofessional, & greedy. Incompetent staff. You deserve better!
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