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Reid C. Thompson MD

William F. Meacham Professor & Chairman, Director, Neurosurgical Oncology, and Director, Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center
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  • 137 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Brain Cancer
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    Brain Tumor/Cancer
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    Neurologic Surgery
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    Neurological Disorders, Surgery
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    Neurological Surgery
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    Skull Base Surgery


1500 21st Avenue South, The Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212


  • Doctor of Medicine - Johns Hopkins University, 1989
  • Internship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1990
  • Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1995
  • Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1995
  • Fellowship - Stanford University Medical Center, 1997

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2001

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
*Dr. Thompson & his team are wonderful!
November 17, 2020
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Took time to answer all our questions was remarkable.
November 4, 2020
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*Dr. Thompson is first class very competent & compassionate. I trust his judgment completely.
October 6, 2020
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*Dr. Thompson takes his time when talking to me. He does not rush the time you are with him, which means the world to me especially when discussing my brain. #6. As a senior @ 70 years old, this means a lot because some doctors rush senior patients and treat us like cattle rush in and out. *Dr. Thompson is a special jewel he takes his time and really listens to what you have to say.
September 15, 2020
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He never appears in a hurry and always makes sure we're ok before he leaves.
September 9, 2020
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August 7, 2020
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I am sincerely grateful to be seen by *Dr. Thompson and in such a timely manner. He is highly recommended and I feel privileged to have him as my surgeon.
July 13, 2020
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Dr Thompson was great.
July 5, 2020
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Dr. wonderful!
June 15, 2020
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