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Reid C.  Thompson

Reid C. Thompson, M.D.

William F. Meacham Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery
Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology
Professor of Otolaryngology
VICC Member
Neurosurgical Oncologist

  • Appointments
    615-322-7417
    Physicians: 1-877-936-8422
  • Clinical Trials Information
  • Other Telephone Numbers
    Office
    615-322-6638
  • Faxes
    Office Fax
    615-343-8104
    Clinic Fax
    615-343-9553
  • Addresses
    Clinic
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Neurosurgery Clinic, Village at Vanderbilt, 1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 1506
    Nashville, TN 37212

    Office
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    T-4224 Medical Center North
    Nashville, TN 37232-2380
Profile

Dr. Reid C. Thompson is the William F. Meacham Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center. He is a neurosurgeon and clinician scientist with expertise in the surgical treatment of patients with complex brain and spinal cord tumors.
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Dr. Reid C. Thompson is the William F. Meacham Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center. He is a neurosurgeon and clinician scientist with expertise in the surgical treatment of patients with complex brain and spinal cord tumors. Dr. Thompson treats both adults and children and performs over 250 complex intracranial operations a year. His clinical practice includes the entire spectrum of brain tumors including low-grade gliomas, malignant gliomas, metastatic brain tumors, and benign tumors such as meningiomas, and acoustic neuromas. In addition, he has special expertise in treating complex tumors involving the most critical parts of the brain such as the brain stem and skull base.

Education
  • M.D. - Johns Hopkins University, 1989
  • Fellowship - Stanford University Medical Center, 1997
  • Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1995
  • Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1995
  • Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1990