Dr. Linda Thompson, MD

Dr. Linda Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Linda Thompson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in La Place, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read her story

502 Rue De Sante Ste 106

La Place, LA 70068

Contact Information

(985) 653-5570

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Sprains and Strains
normal
more than 76% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
normal
more than 75% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 42% of peers

Dr. Thompson'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.

Dr. Thompson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "Dr. Linda Thompson graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1974. She completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University Health Center of Pittsburgh in 1983. Dr. Thompson completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in 1984. Dr. Thompson is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. After 20 years practicing in the Pittsburgh area, Dr. Thompson joined River Region Orthopedics in 2004."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "Healing is more than technical skill it involves caring and listening."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

77  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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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

  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Allegheny Genl Hosp-Med Coll Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Thompson performed my emergency orthopedic surgery back in 2003. 14 years later, I still have full mobility thanks to her skills. Many Thanks!
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