Dr. Jonathan Thompson, MD

Dr. Jonathan Thompson, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(34)
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Dr. Jonathan Thompson, MD is an interventional spine medicine specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2005 and specializes in interventional spine medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

76 Starbrush Cir

Covington, LA 70433

Contact Information

(985) 892-8934

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
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more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Thompson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "Dr. Jonathan Thompson is an expert in Interventional Spine and Pain Management. A native of Louisiana and locally trained at LSU in New Orleans, Dr. Thompson's Residency was in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), with a 1 year ACGME-accredited Spine fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine. Dr. Thompson is Double-Board-Certified in PM&R and Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine. Highly trained in Interventional Spine procedures and Micro-Invasive Surgery for pain. Expert witness: Qualified as an expert witness in US Federal Court, Orleans Parish Civil Court, St Tammany Parish Civil Court, St Bernard Parish civil court, and Louisiana Worker's Compensation courts. Expertise in: Personal Injury evaluation and management Worker's Comp injury management IME Independent Medical Exams SMO Second Medical Opinions Spinal cord & peripheral nerve stimulation for chronic pain Spinal Fractures – Kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures Intrathecal Drug Delivery (Pain pumps) Lumbar discography Therapeutic disc procedures, Microdiscectomy, Nucleoplasty, Annuloplasty Micro Invasive lumbar fusions Micro invasive lumbar decompression (MILD) Radio frequency neurotomy, facet injections, medial branch blocks Transforaminal and interlaminar epidural injections. He lectures to Medical and Legal professionals, Insurance Industry, Case Managers, Rehab Counselors on complex pain disorders and diseases that result in functional debilitation and chronic pain. Dr. Thompson is trained in the most advanced technologies and treatments for acute and chronic pain conditions, such as Neurostimulation, Intrathecal Drug Delivery, and Radiofrequency therapies. He employs a multi-disciplinary approach to each patient to achieve the best physical function and quality of life. He takes pride in the time and accessibility he provides in caring for his patients."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "Dr. Thompson is trained in the most advanced technologies and treatments for acute and chronic pain conditions, such as Neurostimulation, Intrathecal Drug Delivery, and Radiofrequency therapies. He employs a multi-disciplinary approach to each patient to achieve the best physical function and quality of life. He takes pride in the time and accessibility he provides in caring for his patients"
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Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Lsu Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • LSU Interventional Pain
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

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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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
3.4
based on 34 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Round Rock
If I could leave zero stars, I would. This Dr and his staff continues to disappoint. New issues with my health, not properly checked and diagnosed. Wasted appointments to go over recent xrays and mri's because they fail to get the info from the facility. They promise care that they don't follow...more
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Office staff terrible. Doesn't schedule MRI for over six months had to take matter in my own hand. Half of my leg went numb and the other nerve pain, and he didn't even evaluate. He was ready to give me more narcorics. Doesn't try to find a solution to help take care ood the problem, but just...more
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in Covington, LA
I have degenerative osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. That means I live with significant pain. Dr. Thompson has overseen my pain management program for 2 years. He has been EFFECTIVE at reducing my pain and improving my quality of life. He is intellectually brilliant and a caring man. He...more
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in Mandeville, LA
Dr. Thompson is fair and very conservative with the pain management regimen he's prescribed to me. He could take a bit more time with the patient, as he's never stayed longer in the exam room with me than 10-15 minutes. Was very diligent in getting my medical records from my other doctors that...more
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in Covington
Great doctor!
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