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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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  • 143 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


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  • 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

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Doctor was totally focused on thorough discussion of the entire situation, the future plan and expectations!
September 21, 2021
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My experience with this visit was outstanding. Dr Thompson was clear and concise and offered a number of options to help me decide what to do. He is without a doubt the kindest and most caring surgeon I've ever encountered. I left my appointment with him feeling completely confident that he is the right doctor for me, and that there will be a good outcome to my surgery.
August 31, 2021
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Dr Thompson is a true professional and makes me extremely comfortable during my visits. Also friendly and easy to talk with. Thanks.
August 23, 2021
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Very good experience
August 17, 2021
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August 14, 2021
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Very encouraging and positive
August 9, 2021
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Care and very detail explaination
July 20, 2021
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*Dr. Thompson has an incredible bedside manner. He explains thing completely. You never feel rushed. He is a consummate professional.
June 11, 2021
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very good
May 25, 2021
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