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A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with OrthoNebraska since 2005, Dr. Thompson’s practice focuses on fractures, sports injuries and arthritis. Dr. Thompson started his career serving as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force from 2002-2004, rising to Major. The past few years, Dr. Thompson has greatly enjoyed providing medical support for several organizations in the region, including Ballet Nebraska, the Omaha Marathon and the Omaha Corporate Cup Race.

Hometown: York, NE

Much of Dr. Thompson’s free time is spent with his wife, Michele, and their three children, Jackson, Sawyer and Caroline. Beyond playing with the kids, he enjoys running, biking and golfing. One of his favorite hobbies is cooking on the barbecue grill – though he still has a lot to learn. He is also a big fan of classic movies and history.

Conditions

Achilles Tendinitis, Achilles Tendon Injuries, Ankle Fractures, Ankle Sprains, Foot and Ankle Arthritis, Bunions, Flat Feet, Hammer Toes, Heel Spurs, Morton’s Neuroma, Other Nerve Injuries, Plantar Fasciitis, and less common conditions

Treatments

Achilles Repair, Ankle Scope, Ankle Fusion Surgery, Ankle Replacement, Ligament Repair (Foot and Ankle), Bunion Surgery, and less common treatments

Ages treated: 10+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Joint implants used: DePuy

20 Years in Practice

Credentials

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopaedics by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

  • Orthopaedic Specialists of Charleston | Foot and Ankle Fellowship, 2005
  • Creighton/Nebraska Health Foundation | Orthopaedic Residency, 2002
  • University of Arizona – Phoenix | Orthopaedic Residency, 2000
  • Maricopa Medical Center | General Surgery Internship, 1996
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | MD, 1995
  • Northwestern University | BS, 1991 (Biomedical Engineering)
  • Northwestern University | BS, 1991 (Electrical Engineering)

Memberships & Awards

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
  • Nebraska Medical Association
  • Metropolitan Omaha Medical Society

Patient Reviews

4.7 out of 5 (843 Ratings, 176 Comments)

5 stars
Apr 16, 2019
Thank you for being so thorough and kind. I appreciate Dr. Michael Thompson soooo much. His staff is fabulous!
5 stars
Apr 12, 2019
It was a great facility. I like Dr. Thompson.
5 stars
Apr 11, 2019
Very nice!!
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