Dr. Robert Thompson, MD

Dr. Robert Thompson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Robert Thompson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

4921 Parkview Pl Ste 8A

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 747-8272

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Brachial Plexus Palsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
more than 77% of peers
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
more than 74% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Thompson, MD
There is no one else in the United States that I would entrust to do TOS surgery other than Dr. Thompson. His technique and surgical strategy for this condition are above all else. TOS is his focus and he works continuously to perfect his technique. The surgery itself is a very long recovery but...Read More
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Shana Baldwin in Saint Louis, MO – Aug 16, 2018
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I am a physician and my son who had surgery for a venous TOS will shortly be doing a neurosurgical residency. His arm, needless to say was his career. It would be impossible for me to say anything but PHENOMENAL for the whole experience with Dr. Thompson, his staff and Barnes Jewish. We traveled...Read More
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robert in ft. Lauderdale, FL – Aug 09, 2018
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I went to Dr. Thompson for my vascular TOS. His surgery failed and afterwards he refused to help me. He told me there is nothing anyone can do and I just have to live with it. Seriously, what kind of doctor tells their patient that? His staff is completely rude and they never get back to you. I...Read More
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Josh in La Crosse – Jul 20, 2018
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I recently had TOS Surgery with Dr. Thompson and team. I can't speak highly enough of him and his staff. They provided me with exceptional care and I would recommend anyone with TOS symptom to see him. While the wait may be long, it is definitely worth meeting with him and providing you with...Read More
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Kristine Evans in O'Fallon, Illinois – May 09, 2018
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Dr. Thompson was thorough and explanatory. Staff was friendly and helpful. Although TOS surgery and venous bypass surgery is painful and the recovery can take months, you go in to it with your eyes open knowing that. He was able to "fix" me when no one else could.
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Mar 23, 2018
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