Dr. Howard Thompson, MD

Dr. Howard Thompson, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Howard Thompson, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Joplin, MO and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Wi in 1984 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

1532 W 32nd St Ste 302

Joplin, MO 64804

Contact Information

(417) 347-8590

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
very high
more than 96% of peers
High Risk Pregnancy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Thompson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Uterine Diseases

2  Procedures

  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Med Coll Of Wi
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Thompson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Thompson is fantastic. I am sad that he is retiring because after how great he was with me and my daughter I wont want to go to anyone else. As for his staff they are not friendly and by far the most rude of all the doctors offices I have ever been in. Dr. Thompson was always very informative...more
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Staff are rude in regards to gossiping about patients. They are extremely judgmental and their inappropriate behavior was the beginning of a bad experience. The Dr couldn't be bothered by concerns regarding the pregnancy and was very cocky. He made it clear he was leaving in 6.5 weeks, couldn't...more
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This a very late review but if it wasn't for Dr. Thompson my son would not be here today. My water broke at 23 weeks. The doctor on call was ABSOLUTELY NOT going to do anything to stop my labor. I was "secretly" told by a nurse to ask for a second opinion from Dr. Thompson. Dr. Thompson promptly...more
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My husband and I were very satisfied with Dr. Thompson and his staff. Our wait time was also only about ten minutes.
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Friendly and informative.
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