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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.


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


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



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


  • 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 (569 Ratings, 121 Comments)

5 stars
Oct 17, 2018
Dr. Thompson, outstanding physician. Very pleased with the care I received. Staff is tremendous. Great experience the few times I've been there. He's a good one. Great doctor, great doctor.
5 stars
Oct 17, 2018
My primary care physician said I would be called to make an appointment, but after a week, I had heard nothing, so called my physician's office. It all worked out, even though it was a bit late. My appointment, the care I was given, the boot that was fitted for my ankle, all were done very well. I am pleased and being helped greatly.
5 stars
Oct 12, 2018
Every time I go there, my name is mispronounced terribly. Should be some way to get some consistency, or have a nickname in the system. Long wait times. Appreciate having the online forms available for completion - very helpful. Doctors and medical staff are very knowledgable and helpful for getting back to full function.
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