Dr. William Thompson III, MD

Dr. William Thompson III, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. William Thompson III, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1987 and specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 510

Birmingham, AL 35243

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cholangiocarcinoma
high
more than 88% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • New York Hospital-Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cencer Center
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AOA, Honor Society, 1987
Media & Publications

Dr. Thompson III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thompson III's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thompson III to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Thompson III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Thompson had terrible bedside manner. Although he is a good surgeon, he frequently insulted my grandmother and our family throughout our unfortunate relationship with him. He declared that she was "so far gone she did not deserve treatment" without being the doctor in charge of her treatment....more
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Communicates clearly and with compassion.
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Very good bedside manner and will take all the time that a patient needs to answer ANY questions. Including drawings and explanations and prognosis. The new phone system is sometimes slower than the previous one at Trinity but his nurses assistant sometimes is in clinic, but she will get in touch...more
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