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 specialist in Shawnee Mission, KS and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Thompson Eye Clinic

11005 W 60th St Ste 210

Shawnee Mission, KS 66203
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
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."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

109  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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53  Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • 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

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson Jr to family and friends
54 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (49)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

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)

Terrific doctor. Very thorough exam. I feel very well cared for with Dr. Thompson.
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