Dr. James Thompson, MD

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Dr. James Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

18 Medical Park Dr, Asheville, NC 28803 Get Directions
(828) 253-7521

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Dr. Thompson specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Asheville, NC. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Low Back Pain
      • 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
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
      • Excision of Radius or Ulna
      • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Synovial Biopsy
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Wrist Replacement

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

        Graduated in 1970

      • Internship Hospital
        UCLA Health Scis Center

        Completed in 1971

      • Residency Hospital
        Johns Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 1975

        Roosevelt Hospital

        Completed in 1976

      • Fellowship Hospital
        UCLA Bone Rsch Lab

        Completed in 1972

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Thompson's Office & Staff

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      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Thompson

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