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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
23 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Thompson is Excellent. Dr. Thompson has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Thompson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Thompson graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)


Dr. Thompson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 
  • Scripps Green Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Thompson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Michael Thompson practice?
Dr. Michael Thompson has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Thompson practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near La Jolla, CA.
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