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Dr. Robert Thompson, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Thompson

Dr. Robert Thompson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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Dr. Thompson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Thompson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brachial Plexus Palsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Brachial Plexus Palsy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Vascular Disease more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thompson treats Pulmonary Disease more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Thompson treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Thompson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Thompson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1983 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
University Of California San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1992
1991
1984
1983

Awards

Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thompson

3.6

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
31.57894736842105%
(6)

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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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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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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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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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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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Saint Louis, MO