Dr. David Thompson, MD

Dr. David Thompson, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
71 y/o

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Dr. David Thompson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 45 years. He specializes in family medicine, adolescent medicine, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Thompson's Experience

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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Thompson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "David A. Thompson, MD, was born in London, England. He grew up in New Zealand where he graduated from the University of Otago Medical School, interned at St. Luke's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio and completed a family residency program in Pittsburgh, Pa. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice. He had been in private practice in Ohio for 21 years before joining Gainesville Family Physicians in 1998."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "The goal of Family Practice, and of Gainesville Family Physicians, is to provide comprehensive, continual, high quality, cost-effective medical care."

3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

25  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Exam
  • Breath Testing
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Otago /Dunedin Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University of Otago
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • St. Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • St. Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • St. Margaret Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. David Thompson, MD
My most recent visit to see Dr. Thompson was for an annual physical. Everyone in the office was very pleasant and helpful from the receptionist to the nurse and Dr. Thompson and the lady that checked me out. The doctor is very caring and took his time during my visit. He made me feel...Read More
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Doctor Thompson has been my personal physician for over 18 years. I am 100% happy with him. He has always been polite and very professional. He listens to you. Takes time to explain things. Never rushes you. I could not ask for a better doctor. Highly recommend him.
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Ed in Chiefland – Jul 27, 2018
Thank you for the kind words!
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I have been going to Doctor Thompson for many years and I have always been treated with respect and felt I mattered. Doctor Thompson is a great Doctor and I would recommend him to anyone who is searching for a Doctor.
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Wilma Wood in Evinston, FL – Jun 13, 2018
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Dr. Thompson is an excellent listener. Never makes me feel rushed during a visit.
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Dianne in Fort White – May 29, 2018
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great doctor great person we look forward to her visit with dr. thompson each time
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cathy in gainesville, FL – May 14, 2018
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