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Robert W. Thompson, MD, FACS

Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Vascular Surgery Section
Radiology, and Cell Biology and Physiology

Specialty Areas

Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Subclavian Vein Thrombosis
Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
Cervical Rib
Brachial Plexus Compression

Board Certifications

Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

Thoracic outlet syndrome, TOS, minimally invasive surgical techniques and other treatment to patients with vascular disease including abdominal aortic aneurysms, thoracic aneurysms, renal aneurysms, carotid artery disease, arterial occlusive disease, brachiocephalic and upper extremity occlusive disease, aortoiliac and lower extremity occlusive arterial disease, and venous and lymphatic disease, axillary subclavian vein thrombosis.

Also, aortic dissection, arterial fibrodysplasia, atherosclerosis, Buerger's Disease, claudication, deep venous thrombosis, DVT, diabetic vascular disease, arterial dissection, arterial embolization, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, hardening of the arteries, intermittent claudication, intestinal ischemia, mesenteric ischemia, minimally invasive vascular therapy, pediatric vascular care, pediatric vascular surgery, peripheral vascular disease, renal artery disease, renovascular hypertension, thoracic aneurysm, thoracoabdominal aneurysm, thrombolytic therapy, vascular disease, venous insufficiency, vascular disease in athletes

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-7410
Fax: 314-747-3548

Education

Education

Medical Degree: University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1983

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Presymptomatic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Amongst Residents and Staff at a Skilled Nursing Facility: Results of Real-Time PCR and Serologic Testing.
Goldberg SA, Lennerz J, Klompas M, Mark E, Pierce VM, Thompson RW, Pu CT, Ritterhouse LL, Dighe A, Rosenberg ES, Grabowski DC
Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 15; pii: ciaa991. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa991.

PMID:
    32667967
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Asymptomatic Spread of COVID-19 in 97 Patients at a Skilled Nursing Facility.
Goldberg SA, Pu CT, Thompson RW, Mark E, Sequist TD, Grabowski DC
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Jul; 21(7)980-981. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.05.040.

PMID:
    32563754
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply.
Brownie ER, Abuirqeba AA, Ohman JW, Rubin BG, Thompson RW
J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2020 Jul; 8(4)701-702. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2020.02.016.

PMID:
    32553659
    [PubMed - in process]
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in the Overhead Athlete: Diagnosis and Treatment Recommendations.
Ohman JW, Thompson RW
Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2020 Aug; 13(4)457-471. doi: 10.1007/s12178-020-09643-x.

PMID:
    32514995
    [PubMed]
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Evaluation and treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome during the global pandemic due to SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.
Ohman JW, Annest SJ, Azizzadeh A, Burt BM, Caputo FJ, Chan C, Donahue DM, Freischlag JA, Gelabert HA, Humphries MD, Illig KA, Lee JT, Lum YW, Meyer RD, Pearl GJ, Ransom EF, Sanders RJ, Teijink JAW, Vaccaro PS, van Sambeek MRHM, Vemuri C, Thompson RW
J Vasc Surg. 2020 Jun 1; pii: S0741-5214(20)31304-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.05.048.

PMID:
    32497747
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Association of an Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission-Reduction Program With Mortality and Readmission.
Wasfy JH, Hidrue MK, Ngo J, Tanguturi VK, Cafiero-Fonseca ET, Thompson RW, Johnson N, McDermott ST, Singh JP, Del Carmen MG, Ferris TG
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020 May; 13(5)e006043. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.006043.

PMID:
    32393130
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Acute Care Hospitalizations Preventable With Idealized Outpatient Care and Continuity of Care.
Li SX, Del Carmen MG, Thompson RW, Cafiero-Fonseca ET, Rockett H, Ferris TG, Terry DF, Warner AS, Yu A, Wasfy JH
J Healthc Qual. 2020 Mar 10; doi: 10.1097/JHQ.0000000000000259.

PMID:
    32168121
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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False-negative upper extremity ultrasound in the initial evaluation of patients with suspected subclavian vein thrombosis due to thoracic outlet syndrome (Paget-Schroetter syndrome).
Brownie ER, Abuirqeba AA, Ohman JW, Rubin BG, Thompson RW
J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2020 Jan; 8(1)118-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2019.08.011.

PMID:
    31732483
    [PubMed - in process]
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Parental report of outcomes from a randomized trial of in-home family services.
Duppong Hurley K, Lambert MC, Patwardhan I, Ringle JL, Thompson RW, Farley J
J Fam Psychol. 2020 Feb; 34(1)79-89. doi: 10.1037/fam0000594.

PMID:
    31599602
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Different Kind of Perioperative Surgical Home: Hospital at Home After Surgery.
Safavi KC, Ricciardi R, Heng M, Eisenhauer EL, Sheer D, Thompson RW, Del Carmen MG
Ann Surg. 2020 Feb; 271(2)227-229. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003417.

PMID:
    31318791
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anti-IL-13Rα2 therapy promotes recovery in a murine model of inflammatory bowel disease.
Karmele EP, Pasricha TS, Ramalingam TR, Thompson RW, Gieseck RL 3rd, Knilans KJ, Hegen M, Farmer M, Jin F, Kleinman A, Hinds DA, 23andMe Research Team., Almeida Pereira T, de Queiroz Prado R, Bing N, Tchistiakova L, Kasaian MT, Wynn TA, Vannella KM
Mucosal Immunol. 2019 Sep; 12(5)1174-1186. doi: 10.1038/s41385-019-0189-6.

PMID:
    31308480
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physical therapy management, surgical treatment, and patient-reported outcomes measures in a prospective observational cohort of patients with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome.
Balderman J, Abuirqeba AA, Eichaker L, Pate C, Earley JA, Bottros MM, Jayarajan SN, Thompson RW
J Vasc Surg. 2019 Sep; 70(3)832-841. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.12.027.

PMID:
    30852035
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Profile of Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Included in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Martin LM, Januzzi JL Jr, Thompson RW, Ferris TG, Singh JP, Bhambhani V, Wasfy JH
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Aug 21; 7(16)e009339. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.009339.

PMID:
    30369306
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effort thrombosis of the subclavian artery as a consequence of a unique anomaly.
Brownie ER, Thompson RW
J Surg Case Rep. 2018 Apr; 2018(4)rjy072. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjy072.

PMID:
    29686837
    [PubMed]
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Case 10-2018: An 84-Year-Old Man with Painless Unilateral Testicular Swelling.
Thompson RW, Yu H, Dahl DM, Hurtado RM, Sajed DP
N Engl J Med. 2018 Mar 29; 378(13)1233-1240. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1712224.

PMID:
    29590543
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Washington State Retail Marijuana Legalization: Parent and Adolescent Preferences for Marijuana Messages in a Sample of Low-Income Families.
Hanson K, Haggerty KP, Fleming CB, Skinner ML, Casey-Goldstein M, Mason WA, Thompson RW, Redmond C
J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2018 Mar; 79(2)309-317.

PMID:
    29553361
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Applying a Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective to Disruptive Behavior Disorders: Implications for Schools.
Tyler PM, White SF, Thompson RW, Blair RJR
Dev Neuropsychol. 2019 Jan-Feb; 44(1)17-42. doi: 10.1080/87565641.2017.1334782.

PMID:
    29432037
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Influence of Body Weight on Surgical Treatment for Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Ohman JW, Abuirqeba AA, Jayarajan SN, Balderman J, Thompson RW
Ann Vasc Surg. 2018 May; 4980-90. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2017.10.031.

PMID:
    29421422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stem cells enhance reperfusion following ischemia: Validation using laser speckle imaging in predicting tissue repair.
Tang YH, Thompson RW, Nathan CA, Alexander JS, Lian T
Laryngoscope. 2018 Jun; 128(6)E198-E205. doi: 10.1002/lary.27110.

PMID:
    29399802
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Role of myeloperoxidase in abdominal aortic aneurysm formation: mitigation by taurine.
Kim HW, Blomkalns AL, Ogbi M, Thomas M, Gavrila D, Neltner BS, Cassis LA, Thompson RW, Weiss RM, Lindower PD, Blanco VM, McCormick ML, Daugherty A, Fu X, Hazen SL, Stansfield BK, Huo Y, Fulton DJ, Chatterjee T, Weintraub NL
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Dec 1; 313(6)H1168-H1179. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00296.2017.

PMID:
    28971841
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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