Dr. Robert Thompson Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Thompson Jr, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Robert Thompson Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Shawnee Mission, KS. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.Read his story

Thompson Eye Clinic

11005 W 60th St Ste 210

Shawnee Mission, KS 66203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CompCare

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Stye
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Thompson Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson Jr "Dr. Robert W. Thompson Jr. is a board certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in laser vision correction, and cornea and external diseases of the eye. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Thompson completed a medical internship at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an ophthalmology residency at Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Thompson completed fellowship training with the Corneal Consultants of Indiana. He has served our country as a member of the United States Army at Fort Riley and Fort Hood, performing LASIK and PRK laser vision correction surgery for our soldiers. He performs cataract surgery, pterygia removal, and cornea transplants. Dr. Thompson performs comprehensive eye examinations for dry eyes, ocular allergies, diabetes, glaucoma, iritis, glasses and contacts. Kansas Heritage Dr. Thompson's family has lived in Kansas for over a century. His family roots trace back to 8 small family farms in central Kansas. His families' small town roots have resulted in his passion for community involvement and caring. At the Thompson Eye Clinic, we strive to provide care for our patients just as we would care for our family, friends, and neighbors. After graduating from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, he studied electrical engineering and pre-medicine at the University of Kansas. His research and work in physiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center helped spark his interest in medicine. Research While at the University of Kansas, Dr. Thompson designed electronic circuits to aid in electrophysiologic research at the University of Kansas. Dr. Thompson's eye research has resulted in a number of publications including articles that have been featured on the covers of the journal of Ophthalmology regarding long term survival of corneal transplants, and Archives of Ophthalmology reviewing risk factors for corneal transplant failure. Thompson's in Shawnee, Kansas Dr. Thompson has returned to his hometown of Shawnee, Kansas. Dr. Thompson is the only full time ophthalmologist in Shawnee. His father has been practicing orthodontics in Shawnee since 1972. Our ophthalmologist has been able to help his father's patients to better see their beautiful smiles. Dr. Thompson and his team look forward to the opportunity to provide eye care for you and your family."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson Jr At the Thompson Eye Clinic, we strive to provide care for our patients just as we would care for our family, friends and neighbors.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Dilatation
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

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Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Iridotomy
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Physical Examination
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Johns Hopkins
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Corneal Consultants of Indiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson Jr to family and friends
4.8
based on 52 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Thompson Jr's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Shawnee, ks |
Terrific doctor. Very thorough exam. I feel very well cared for with Dr. Thompson.
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Dr. Thompson Jr accepts 51 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
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    Traditional Choice POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
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  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Security
    Blue Care Security HMO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Preferred
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Solutions HMO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Medicare Blue PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
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    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Indemnity EPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Select Network HMO
    Select Network POS
    Select Network PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comp Choice
    Comp Results
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
    Compassionate Care Network (CCN) PPO
  • CompCare
  • CompPsych
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra HMO
    Advantra PPO
    Carelink HMO
    Carelink PPO
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
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    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
    Optimum Choice PPO
    Platinum PPO
    Worker's Compensation / Focus Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation / Focus Network WC
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Family Health Partners
    Family Health Partners HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network PPO
    Select PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
    HMCC PHO
  • Health Exchange
    Health Exchange PPO
  • Healthcare USA
    Healthcare USA HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Freedom
    Freedom PPO
    Gold Plus
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
    Tricare
  • Independence Blue Cross
    Independence Blue Cross HMO
    Independence Blue Cross POS
    Keystone 65 Complete HMO
    Personal Choice
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Missouri Care
    Missouri Care HMO
  • Molina Healthcare
    MHNet - Behavioral Health
    Molina HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
    PHCS Network EPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • Preferred Health Professionals
    Preferred Health Professionals PPO
  • Preferred Healthcare
    Preferred Healthcare PPO
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • RockPort Health Care
    CCO/Rockport
  • Savility
    Savility POS
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan HMO
    Family Health Plan POS
    Family Health Plan PPO
    Tricare HMO
    Tricare PPO
  • UniCare
    UniCare HMO
    UniCare POS
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  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
    Choice
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
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    Choice Plus POS
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    Golden Rule HMO
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    Medicaid HMO
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    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
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    Select HMO
    Select Plus EPO
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    Select Plus POS
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
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  • Value Options
    Value Options POS
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  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Thompson Jr has admitting privileges

Shawnee Mission Medical Center
9100 W 74th St
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
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