Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

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Dr. Charles Thompson, MD

Charles is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a graduate of the University of Florida. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami in 1993 and performed his general surgery and vascular surgery training at Louisiana State Medical Center in New Orleans. Recognized as the outstanding intern at Charity Hospital on the LSU service, he also received the outstanding teaching award by the LSU medical school's Aesculapian Society two years in a row. He pursued specialty training in endovascular procedures at the prestigious Arizona Heart Institute and was awarded the Cardiovascular Fellow's Award in 2001. Dr. Thompson is board certified in general and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Thompson has authored over 25 scientific articles and has given presentations at regional, national, and international medical conferences. He has participated in numerous research trials using new devices and techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases including abdominal aneurysm repair, carotid stenting, stem cell research and venous disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Florida Vascular Society and the International Society for Endovascular Specialists.Dr. Thompson was instrumental in creating the endovascular surgery program at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He has served as a proctor for many physicians in endovascular techniques and is an advisor for device development. Dr. Thompson is a member of the board of directors of Remote Medicine and has volunteered abroad providing medical care in South and Central America.

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    4.4
    based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
    Dr. Thompson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Kissimmee, FL |
    Dr. Thompson takes his time in a pleasant and simple way to explain my condition, I strongly recommend him to family and friends. The staff very helpful , scheduling needs to be improved due to lots of mistakes.
    We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with Dr. Thompson at your recent visit. Hope all is well and thank you for sharing!
    in Clermont, FL |
    I have seen Dr. Thompson many times and each time he was very forward and pleasant about what I needed. Dr. Thompson new exactly what I needed. I had two by passes one on each leg, each time I had it done he was always very nice and took what ever time I needed to understand what I needed to do and took an honest interest in what I had to say or ask. I would recommend Dr. Thompson to any one who needed a by pass or anything else that you may need him to do. One of the best Doctors I know.
    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're thrilled to hear about the success of your visit with Dr. Thompson!
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    Charles is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a graduate of the University of Florida.

    He obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami in 1993 and performed his general surgery and vascular surgery training at Louisiana State Medical Center in New Orleans. Recognized as the outstanding intern at Charity Hospital on the LSU service, he also received the outstanding teaching award by the LSU medical school's Aesculapian Society two years in a row. He pursued specialty training in endovascular procedures at the prestigious Arizona Heart Institute and was awarded the Cardiovascular Fellow's Award in 2001.

    Dr. Thompson is board certified in general and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Thompson has authored over 25 scientific articles and has given presentations at regional, national, and international medical conferences. He has participated in numerous research trials using new devices and techniques for the treatment of vascular diseases including abdominal aneurysm repair, carotid stenting, stem cell research and venous disease.

    He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Florida Vascular Society and the International Society for Endovascular Specialists.Dr. Thompson was instrumental in creating the endovascular surgery program at Orlando Regional Medical Center.  He has served as a proctor for many physicians in endovascular techniques and is an advisor for device development. Dr. Thompson is a member of the board of directors of Remote Medicine and has volunteered abroad providing medical care in South and Central America.

    Dr. Thompson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Vascular Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Charity Hospital Outstanding LSU intern, 1994
      • Outstanding LSU second year resident, 1995
      • LSU Aesculapian Society Award, 1995
      • Cardiovascular Fellows Award, Arizona Heart Institute, 2001
      • Outstanding Intern Aescuplian Society, 1994
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    • Media & Publications
      • Crossing the Limbs: A Useful Adjunct for Sucsessful Deployment of the AneuRx Stent-Graft
      • Pseudoaneurysm of th Aortic Arch After Aortosubclavian
      • Yellow Fever in New Orleans, 1996
      • Acute Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta With Endoluminal Stent Grafts
      • The AneuRX Stent_Graft Since FDA Apporval: Single Center Experience of 230 Cases

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    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Arteriosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Heart Disease
    • Intestinal Ischemia
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Neurological Injuries
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thrombophlebitis
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Trauma
    • Vasculitis
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

      Completed in 1998

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Arizona Heart Hospital

      Completed in 2001

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Florida

      Graduated in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
    • Endovenous Laser Treatment
    • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Shunts
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Care and Management