Dr. Douglas Thompson, MD

Dr. Douglas Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Douglas Thompson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Texarkana, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5002 Cowhorn Creek Rd

Texarkana, TX 75503

Contact Information

(903) 614-3008

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thompson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fracture Care
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Thompson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "In my previous career, I was a mechanical engineer for 10 years before returning to medical school. I use that engineering experience and apply those principles in my care of patients needing orthopedic treatments."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "I provide compassionate care with a technical engineering and medical education. Each patient's condition is unique, and the treatment plan is developed jointly with their goals and conditions in mind. I stay current on new techniques, but also use time-tested standards in the treatment of arthritis, injuries, and other musculoskeletal conditions."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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72  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (8/29/2014)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Oklahoma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Miami Valley Hosp-Wright State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Holt Leadership Award awarded from faculty at UTHSCSA for highest standards of ethics and professionalism., 1997
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
34 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Thompson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Thompson Says:
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I thank all my patients that have entrusted me to help them.   I greatly appreciate the reviews that exemplify the high standards I try to set for myself and staff, as that gives me motivation to continue to improve on my weaknesses. It's a continual process of small improvements.   Thank you all.

"

Patient Comments (26)

We meet Dr Thompson in the emergency room due to a fall my dad took he was great from the very start and was very informative in what needed to happen . All I can say is my dad is 91 yrs old and from the moment he came out of surgery he has been on the go thanks DR Thompson
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Dr. Thompson did a knee replacement for me. Before surgery he answered every possible question before I could even ask them. He’s a very kind man. He put me at ease through the whole process. My husband and really like Dr. Thompson. We will be seeing Dr. Thompson for any and all orthopedic needs in...more
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Dr. Thompson is always prompt and friendly. I have had two knee replacements. His process for knee replacement is great. You get a knee replacement book that explains everything A-Z. I found it very interesting as to how they do what they do and why. His staff is excellent. I would recommend...more
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Dr. Thompson diagnosed my condition, discussed options and after I choose knee replacement he performed the surgery. Dr. Thompson took care to discuss what he would do during surgery, he was very thorough in explaining care of knee after surgery and precautions to take in years to come to avoid...more
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Dr. Thompson has been great! no problems with this procedure, team work was exceptional hospital care was very good. second hip with Dr. Thompson is already scheduled! back to work after 3 weeks!
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