Meet Robert F. Thompson, MD, FACS
> ENT Doctor in Greater Kansas City
Robert F. Thompson, MD, FACS
Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology
Dr. Robert Thompson graduated magna cum laude in 1981 from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree with high honors in 1985 from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a prestigious medical honor society. Dr. Thompson completed internship in General Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 1986 and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the nationally recognized Cincinnati Children's Hospital in 1990. Cincinnati Children's Hospital operates the busiest pediatric ENT program in the country. Dr. Thompson entered professional practice in Overland Park, Kansas in July 1990.
In 1991 Dr. Thompson founded Head and Neck Surgery of Kansas City, P.A. He feels fortunate to have had accomplished and gifted physicians join him in the practice. He is a past Chairman of Surgery at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He has had committee and leadership positions at area hospitals and surgery centers.
Dr. Thompson is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and licensed by both the Kansas and Missouri State Boards of Healing Arts. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Thompson has been recognized for his expertise in thyroid and parathyroid surgery and has done over 5000 such surgical procedures. He also has interest in sinus and nasal surgery and manages most other ENT problems.
Dr. Thompson and his wife Karen have one son and three daughters, two of who are in medicine. They are blessed with 4 beautiful grandchildren. In his time off Dr. Thompson enjoys family time, golf, fishing, exercise and reading.