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Reid Carleton Thompson, MD


William F. Meacham Professor & Chairman; Director, Neurosurgical Oncology; Director, Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center

4.8 4.8 110 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Brain Cancer
Brain Tumor/Cancer
Neurologic Surgery
Neurological Disorders, Surgery
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Board Certificates

Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2001


MD - 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


Vanderbilt Neurosurgery
Vanderbilt Neurosurgery
1500 21st Avenue South
Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Thompson put me at ease, I actually felt good when I left.
Patient | October 28, 2017

Saved my life.
Patient | October 20, 2017

Patient | October 19, 2017

Dr. Thompson is wonderful. Did not rush thru explained everything and then ask what questions I had. I loved him!
Patient | October 2, 2017

Dr. Thompson is an excellent dr. I was blessed to have him perform surgery. He and Dr. Rivas perfect TEAM.
Patient | August 8, 2017

Dr. T. was thorough & compassionate - completely attentive to my concerns - he made me feel very comfortable, patient in listening to my comments - his humor put me at ease - BEST _____ manners ever!! He might remember liking my erasable pen - please give him this one.
Patient | June 22, 2017

Wonderful, caring doctor.
Patient | June 6, 2017

Good experience.
Patient | May 8, 2017

He allowed me to view my MRI disk & took the time to explain it.
Patient | March 13, 2017

I absolutely LOVE Dr. Thompson. I didn't get to see him on this day, but the doctor I did see was very helpful.
Patient | March 1, 2017

Have recommended.
Patient | February 27, 2017

Always have a great experience with the doctors.
Patient | February 13, 2017

Super experience.
Patient | January 6, 2017

Dr. Thompson was a model for how doctors should treat patients. I was very impressed.
Patient | December 10, 2016

Dr. Thompson called me at home to answer any question I (a patient's wife) had as I was unable to attend appointment and even set up another appointment to speak to me face to face -
Patient | December 7, 2016