Dr. Joseph Thompson, MD

Dr. Joseph Thompson, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Thompson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Terrytown, LA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus.

Eye Care Center

608 Terry Pkwy

Terrytown, LA 70056
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Entropion
very high
more than 91% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
normal
more than 76% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Thompson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Thompson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Thompson has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072
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