Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD

DermatologyFemaleAge 61

Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD is a Dermatologist in West Columbia, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thompson has more experience with Skin Cancer & Excision and Cosmetic Skin Procedures than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina medical school in 1989. She is affiliated with Lexington Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Thompson to book an appointment.

Dr. Thompson

Palmetto Dermatology

3574 Sunset Blvd West Columbia, SC 29169
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Thompson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Thompson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Thompson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (803) 796-2500.

Skin Cancer & Excision

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Skin Cancer & Excision specialists.

Dr. Thompson is experienced in the area of Skin Cancer & Excision. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Thompson
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Actinic Keratosis
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cosmetic Skin Procedures

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Skin Procedures specialists.

Dr. Thompson is experienced in the area of Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Thompson
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Acne
Skin Discoloration
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Skin Conditions

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Dr. Thompson is experienced in the area of Skin Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

Based on claims data for 42 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Dermatitis
Ringworm
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency
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Dr. Thompson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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(803) 796-2500

Dr. Thompson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thompson

3.4

Based on 13 ratings

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
38.46153846153846%
(5)
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  • Office environment (10)
  • Staff friendliness (10)
  • Appointment scheduling (8)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (4)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
  • Long wait times (1)
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Great doctor - great bedside manner - very thorough in exams
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Marsha Clayman – May 12, 2020
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Dr. Kathryn Thompson has been dermatologist for both my mom and me for ten years. She is a caring physician with the ability to spot areas that require biopsies. Dr. Thompson has treated several basal cell cancers on my mom’s face and precancerous areas on my face. We have complete faith in her.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD is a Dermatologist in West Columbia, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Thompson has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
Med University Sc College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1989
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Thompson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thompson frequently treats Skin Cancer & Excision, Cosmetic Skin Procedures, and Skin Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Thompson specializes.

Where is Dr. Katherine Thompson, MD's office located?

Dr. Thompson's office is located at 3574 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Palmetto Dermatology

Palmetto Dermatology3574 Sunset Blvd West Columbia, SC 29169
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)