Dr. James Thomson, MD

Dr. James Thomson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. James Thomson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from McGill U, Fac Med in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

800 Howard Ave # 4

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 785-2571

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand Fracture
high
more than 90% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
high
more than 90% of peers
Hand Conditions
normal
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Thomson'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • 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
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • McGill U, Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • McGill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Montreal Genl Hosp-McGill U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thomson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thomson's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thomson to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Thomson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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