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Jeffrey Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a general surgeon in the Fort Payne area. He is affiliated with The Healthcare Authority of the City of Huntsville and DeKalb Regional Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Thompson saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more hiatal hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more diverticulosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more gastritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more gas patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more H. pylori patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more colon polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more benign polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more diarrhea patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more skin cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more constipation patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more warts patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more moles patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more birthmark patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more carcinoma patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more stomach ulcer patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more hemorrhoid patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more indigestion patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Thompson saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more cholecystitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw plantar wart patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Thompson saw more gastroenteritis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more pneumonia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more anemia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Thompson saw more dehydration patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Thompson’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Thompson 100%
Predicted for his patients 78%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Thompson’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Thompson’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Thompson’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Thompson’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Thompson sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Thompson Surgical Associates
317 Medical Center Dr SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
664 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine Birmingham
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1994

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery
    3. Vascular Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Thompson is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • The Healthcare Authority of the City of Huntsville
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)
  • DeKalb Regional Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield