According to the National Institutes of Health, anyone weighing 20 percent or more than the ideal for his or her body is obese. At that point, the extra weight becomes a health risk, contributing to a number of conditions, many of them life-threatening.
Anyone with a BMI of 35 or higher may be a candidate for weight loss surgery.
Dr. Thompson completed his General Surgery training at Howard University, in our nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Aside from training under and learning from nationally recognized surgeons in the field, Dr. Thompson presented surgical research at conferences and meeting around the world. Most notably, he traveled to Sydney, Australia, where his work under Dr. Clive Callender led to his invitation to speak.
Dr. Thompson was accepted into one of the most respected bariatric surgery programs in the country at Cleveland Clinic Florida and published several articles/abstracts/book chapters related to the treatment and management of bariatric surgery patients.
Dr. Thompson is Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Thompson continues to practice surgery to the best of his abilities and to always do what is in the patient’s best interest.
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