Dr. Michael Thompson, MD

Dr. Michael Thompson, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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67 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Michael Thompson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from State University Of New York Upstate in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • State University Of New York Upstate
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • State University Of New York Upstate
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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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Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
2.9
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Thompson's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I found this doctor to be arrogant. When I tried to comment or ask additional questions he actually put his hand up to cut me off. I had two bone on bone hips and was in need of two total hip replacements. He told me to lose 20 pounds and come back in 90 days. The pain was unbearable so I sought...more
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in Belmont, MA
I had hip replacement March 2017 and now middle of May feel like a new man. Thank Doctor Thompson.
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in Coventry, RI
I found Dr. Thompson to be professional, compassionate, & having his patient's best interest foremost. I went up for an evaluation & my x-ray showed my hip situation to be emergent as I had a collapsed joint. He called his office & I was booked for surgery two weeks later. I am now walking like I...more
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in Hillsborough, NH
Do not let this man operate on your hip. He removed my original hip, put an artificial joint in........ then I found out it was completely unnecessary. Definitely felt he took advantage of me.
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