Dr. William Thompson, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 44

Pain Medicine

Dr. William Thompson, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Mesa, AZ and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities Chandler Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. William Thompson, MD

The CORE Institute

1500 S Dobson Rd Ste 202 Mesa, AZ 85202
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(866) 974-2673
Telehealth services available

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Thompson's conditions and procedures:

  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Spinal Injections

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Dr. Thompson accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Thompson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thompson

4.6

Based on 80 ratings

5 Stars
85%
(68)
4 Stars
2.5%
(2)
3 Stars
3.75%
(3)
2 Stars
1.25%
(1)
1 Star
7.5%
(6)
What went well
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Was interested in my problem
Provided options for me
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 20, 2022
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Great doctor
Dr Thompson is great. Talks you through the procedure to put you at complete ease. He’s the best !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Susan Larimer – Aug 17, 2022
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Very friendly and knowledgeable. Easy to talk to
Very pleased
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Becky Ehle – Aug 13, 2022
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He was very prompt. Puts you at ease with a smile and sometimes a joke. He also puts you first.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rex Jones – Aug 12, 2022
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Dr Thompson and his staff are great. They listen to you and then answer. Haven't had that in a while.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sean C Cherry – Aug 10, 2022
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He is very good easy to talk too
I was in and out very quickly. I was so impressed with friendliness of staff. Definitely will recommend dr Thompson to anyone. Core inst is a 10 in my book
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rodney meiers – Aug 09, 2022
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Knowledgeable
Took time to listen & gave good advice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Shelby – Jul 09, 2022
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Dr Thompson was extremely thorough in helping me understand the current situation and our plan forward. Took the time to answer questions and ensure I was comfortable with our approach after the exam.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Charles – Jul 01, 2022
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It went very will wish they would've sent me over here when it first happened instead of Giving me the run around.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jun 11, 2022
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Very difficult to schedule appointments
Appears friendly but turns doubtful and makes me feel inadequate. Unsure he believes me concerning my actions over meds. Took several attempts to get scheduled and I still have not figured out how to communicate other than in person by appointment. He does however have my pain controlled and that is why I see him.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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JThuma – Jun 10, 2022
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Doesn't listen!
Rushed, does not matter what you have going on pain wise, or what works for you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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CAT – Jun 08, 2022
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Great doctoring!
Very personable made my wife feel at ease even though she was in great pain...was very humorous while at the same time dealing with a serious subject in a really informative way...just what you want a doctor to be.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bill Brandt – May 25, 2022
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i had several procedures with doc thompson and he is fantastic. no bs, explains everything clearly to make sure you understand each procedure fully. office personnel and his assistants great and compassionate, especially those involved in surgical procedures. i highly recommend this dr and you wont be disappointed.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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jrs – Apr 06, 2022
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I appreciate his listening to what I say. He clearly explains what his findings are, along with detailed instructions on how to proceed. June
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
1 person found this helpful
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May 12, 2021
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I am fairly new to this office but I feel very comfortable with Dr Thompson and Brooke
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
No results
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Renette Mason – May 11, 2021
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Dr Thompson has been my pain management physician since 2014 and has take excellent care of me. He takes the time to listen and then offers treatments that are specific to your individual needs (I have never felt like I have been put in a "box" based on my diagnosis). Dr. Thompson is very knowledgeable, compassionate, attentive, skillful, and reassuring. I appreciate all he has done for me over the years and present. He also has a responsible team that he works with, his Physician Assistant Tiffany Walker, medical and office staff at the Gilbert office, they are amazing!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Emily – May 05, 2021
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Dr. Thompson is a very good listener. I believe he sincerely cares about his patients. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 03, 2021
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Dr Thompson explained the options at the initial visit. Decided on a steroid shot and scheduled the appointment for the next week. I was expecting a 1-2 hour session for the shot. I walked in right on time, and out in 18 minutes. Its like the staff was waiting for me to show up and got right to work. Excellent!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Arlyn Will – May 01, 2021
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Dr Thompson and his staff are awesome. Dr Thompson spends the time needed to explain what's wrong and the next steps necessary to resolve your pain. His procedures are great, he knows what to do to keep you comfortable while he performs the necessary treatment or procedure. He is very compassionate and accommodating.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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LoriS – May 01, 2021
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My back is better this time than any time I have been in there. And it has been a lot. Dr. Thompson and his staff are the best.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Apr 27, 2021
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About Me

Care Philosophy

During my training as an anesthesiologist, I gained an appreciation for the value of continuity with my patients, which can be difficult to have when you...Read more

Biography

Degrees: MD - Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI BS - McGill University, Quebec, Canada

Fellowship: Pain Medicine - Harvard Medical...
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Education

Harvard University Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
St Luke's Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School
McGill University
Undergraduate School
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. William Thompson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Thompson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. William Thompson, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. William Thompson, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. William Thompson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Thompson frequently treats Complex Spine Disorders and Spinal Injections. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Thompson treats.

Where is Dr. William Thompson, MD's office located?

Dr. Thompson's office is located at 1500 S Dobson Rd Ste 202, Mesa, AZ 85202. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

The CORE Institute

The CORE Institute - Mesa1500 S Dobson Rd Ste 202 Mesa, AZ 85202
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Practice

The CORE Institute - Gilbert3591 S Mercy Rd Ste 204 Gilbert, AZ 85297
2

The CORE Insitute

The CORE Institute - Scottsdale8952 E Desert Cove Ave Ste 113 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
3

Valley Pain Consultants

Valley Pain Consultants - Gilbert3483 S Mercy Rd Ste 102 Gilbert, AZ 85297
4

Valley Pain Consultants, LTD

Valley Pain Consultants - Chandler2095 W Pecos Rd Ste A8 Chandler, AZ 85224
5

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Thompson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Chandler Regional Medical Center

Chandler, AZ

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

St. Joseph's Hospital And Medical Center

Phoenix, AZ

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)