A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Thompson completed his undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State University and obtained his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. With an early interest in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Thompson went on to complete his head and neck surgical training at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He trained under the guidance of Dr. Frederick Stucker, world-renowned rhinoplasty surgeon and past president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).
After residency, he pursued additional specialty training and was one of only forty-nine surgeons in the country to be accepted into a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship sponsored by the AAFPRS.
His fellowship was completed with Dr. Stephen Smith at Smith Facial Plastics and The Ohio State University. It was during his time with Dr. Smith, an AAFPRS fellowship director and leading facial plastic surgeon, that Dr. Thompson developed expertise in cosmetic procedures including rhytidectomy (facelift), rhinoplasty (nose job), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), and minimally invasive and in-office procedures (Botox, fillers, chemical peels, lasers, and in-office facelift, neck lift, and eyelid surgery).
After surgical training, Dr. Thompson obtained Board Certification from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He then successfully passed the Board Certification examination for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. Thompson specializes in the following cosmetic treatments and procedures:
- Dermal Filler
- Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
- In-Office Mini-Facelift
- In-Office Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
- Chemical Peels
- Fat Transfer
Dr. Thompson also specializes in the following medical treatments and procedures:
- Skin cancer and Skin cancer/Mohs reconstruction
- Facial trauma surgery, including laceration and facial fracture repair
- Treatment of Migraine, including Botox injection and nerve decompression surgery
- Surgery to correct vision problems associated with excess skin of the upper eyelid
- Treatment of newborn ear malformations, including ear molding
Dr. Thompson has published numerous articles and presented at a variety of academic meetings, including those sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Triological Society, and Facial Plastic Surgery International. He values community service and has volunteered his time both locally and abroad, including several medical mission trips to Vietnam, India, and Africa.
Dr. Thompson takes great pride in providing the Denver Metro Area with high-quality, subspecialty emergency care and is affiliated with Trauma and Emergency Subspecialty Surgeons. He has privileges and provides call coverage at the following hospitals:
- Sky Ridge Medical Center
- Littleton Adventist Hospital
- Parker Adventist Hospital
- Castle Rock Adventist Hospital
- St. Anthony Hospital
- Swedish Medical Center
- Rose Medical Center
- Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center
- The Medical Center of Aurora
- North Suburban Medical Center
He also maintains privileges at the following outpatient surgery centers:
- Midtown Surgery Center
- Rose Surgery Center
- Harvard Park Surgery Center