Dr. Sean Thompson, MD

Dr. Sean Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Sean Thompson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Jamaica, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

17561 Hillside Ave Ste 400

Jamaica, NY 11432

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 69% of peers
more than 65% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Thompson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thompson "Dr. L. Sean Thompson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon providing skilled, compassionate care for patients throughout the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan region. At his state-of-the-art practices in Jamaica Estates, Manhattan and Union, NJ, Dr. Thompson offers experienced care for an array of conditions, including joint replacement, hip, knee and shoulder surgery, anterior hip replacement, and orthopaedic trauma surgery. With subspecialties in joint replacement and sports medicine, Dr. Thompson is committed to providing patient-centered, evidence-based care using precise techniques and advanced technology, including navigation surgery, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, and robot-assisted surgery. Dr. Thompson provides individualized, comprehensive patient care using the highest standards of professionalism and ethics with both preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation services offered on site for greater patient convenience and optimal results. In addition, Dr. Thompson is dedicated to ensuring each patient receives the time, attention and education about their care options so they feel confident throughout every phase of their treatment. After completing his degree at UCLA, Dr. Thompson completed his residency at SUNY Stony Brook, followed by a fellowship in adult joint reconstruction at NYU School of Medicine Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he also served as an assistant professor. When not caring for patients, Dr. Thompson enjoys participating in youth mentoring activities, volunteering his medical services in under-served communities, playing golf and cross-training, and playing the saxophone, as well as spending time with his wife and children. He also has a passion for exotic cars. Dr. Thompson welcomes new patients at his practices in Manhattan, Jamaica Estates, NY, and Union, NJ. He speaks English and Spanish, and the practice accepts most major medical insurance plans."


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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Thompson does not have any board certifications listed.

65  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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32  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Replacement


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Massachusetts Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Stony Brook Univ Hosp SUNY HSC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Thompson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Would like to file a complaint with Dr Thompson's office regarding information that human resources needs to secure my position at work, can someone help me
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Horrible - septic knee following surgery, sent me to another hospital because he wasn't around
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I had been seeing a ortho doctor for a year in a half and never got informative feed back, I was referred to him and within one visit he told me everything I needed to know. By the second visit we sc
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