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Faculty Physicians

Robert W. Thompson, MD, FACS

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

Specialty Areas

Vascular Surgery
Aneurysms and Vascular Malformations
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease (Extracranial)
Endovascular Treatment and Surgery
Marfan Syndrome
Stroke

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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-747-8272
Additional Phone: 1-877-799-0909
Fax: 314-747-3548

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Acidic chitinase primes the protective immune response to gastrointestinal nematodes.
Vannella KM, Ramalingam TR, Hart KM, de Queiroz Prado R, Sciurba J, Barron L, Borthwick LA, Smith AD, Mentink-Kane M, White S, Thompson RW, Cheever AW, Bock K, Moore I, Fitz LJ, Urban JF Jr, Wynn TA
Nat Immunol. 2016 May; 17(5)538-44. doi: 10.1038/ni.3417.

PMID:
    27043413
    [PubMed - in process]
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A decision support tool to determine cost-to-benefit of a family-centered in-home program for at-risk adolescents.
Wilson FA, Araz OM, Thompson RW, Ringle JL, Mason WA, Stimpson JP
Eval Program Plann. 2016 Mar 21; 5643-49. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2016.03.003.

PMID:
    27031834
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Achieving care integration from the patients' perspective: Results from a care management program.
Fryer AK, Friedberg MW, Thompson RW, Singer SJ
Healthc (Amst). 2016 Mar; 4(1)36-44. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.12.006.

PMID:
    27001097
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Boys Town In-Home Family Services with Families Referred by Child Welfare.
Parra GR, Ross JR, Ringle JL, Samson NR, Thompson RW
J Evid Inf Soc Work. 2016 Mar 8; 1-11.

PMID:
    26954360
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Parent Training to Reduce Problem Behaviors over the Transition to High School: Tests of Indirect Effects through Improved Emotion Regulation Skills.
Mason WA, January SA, Fleming CB, Thompson RW, Parra GR, Haggerty KP, Snyder JJ
Child Youth Serv Rev. 2016 Feb 1; 61176-183.

PMID:
    26778871
    [PubMed]
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Reducing Risks for Problem Behaviors During the High School Transition: Proximal Outcomes in the Common Sense Parenting Trial.
Mason WA, Fleming CB, Ringle JL, Thompson RW, Haggerty KP, Snyder JJ
J Child Fam Stud. 2015 Sep 1; 24(9)2568-2578.

PMID:
    26508822
    [PubMed]
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Lacerations and Embedded Needles Caused by Epinephrine Autoinjector Use in Children.
Brown JC, Tuuri RE, Akhter S, Guerra LD, Goodman IS, Myers SR, Nozicka C, Manzi S, Long K, Turner T, Conners GP, Thompson RW, Park E
Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Mar; 67(3)307-315.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.07.011.

PMID:
    26452720
    [PubMed - in process]
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TH2 and TH17 inflammatory pathways are reciprocally regulated in asthma.
Choy DF, Hart KM, Borthwick LA, Shikotra A, Nagarkar DR, Siddiqui S, Jia G, Ohri CM, Doran E, Vannella KM, Butler CA, Hargadon B, Sciurba JC, Gieseck RL, Thompson RW, White S, Abbas AR, Jackman J, Wu LC, Egen JG, Heaney LG, Ramalingam TR, Arron JR, Wynn TA, Bradding P
Sci Transl Med. 2015 Aug 19; 7(301)301ra129. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aab3142.

PMID:
    26290411
    [PubMed - in process]
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Respecting the risks of sterile compounding.
Thompson RW, Belisle C
Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015 Aug 1; 72(15)1269. doi: 10.2146/ajhp150313.

PMID:
    26195651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Macrophages are critical to the maintenance of IL-13-dependent lung inflammation and fibrosis.
Borthwick LA, Barron L, Hart KM, Vannella KM, Thompson RW, Oland S, Cheever A, Sciurba J, Ramalingam TR, Fisher AJ, Wynn TA
Mucosal Immunol. 2016 Jan; 9(1)38-55. doi: 10.1038/mi.2015.34.

PMID:
    25921340
    [PubMed - in process]
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Predictors of participation in parenting workshops for improving adolescent behavioral and mental health: results from the common sense parenting trial.
Fleming CB, Mason WA, Haggerty KP, Thompson RW, Fernandez K, Casey-Goldstein M, Oats RG
J Prim Prev. 2015 Apr; 36(2)105-18. doi: 10.1007/s10935-015-0386-3.

PMID:
    25656381
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incomplete deletion of IL-4Rα by LysM(Cre) reveals distinct subsets of M2 macrophages controlling inflammation and fibrosis in chronic schistosomiasis.
Vannella KM, Barron L, Borthwick LA, Kindrachuk KN, Narasimhan PB, Hart KM, Thompson RW, White S, Cheever AW, Ramalingam TR, Wynn TA
PLoS Pathog. 2014 Sep; 10(9)e1004372. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004372.

PMID:
    25211233
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevalence of physical health issues of youth with school identified disabilities in residential settings: a brief report.
Trout AL, Lambert MC, Nelson TD, Epstein MH, Thompson RW
Disabil Health J. 2015 Jan; 8(1)118-22. doi: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.006.

PMID:
    25091555
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lactate dehydrogenase regulation in aged skeletal muscle: Regulation by anabolic steroids and functional overload.
Washington TA, Healey JM, Thompson RW, Lowe LL, Carson JA
Exp Gerontol. 2014 Sep; 5766-74. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.05.003.

PMID:
    24835193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Health-related quality of life among adolescents in residential care: description and correlates.
Nelson TD, Kidwell KM, Hoffman S, Trout AL, Epstein MH, Thompson RW
Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2014 May; 84(3)226-33. doi: 10.1037/h0099812.

PMID:
    24827017
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Implementation assessment of widely used but understudied prevention programs: an illustration from the Common Sense Parenting trial.
Oats RG, Cross WF, Alex Mason W, Casey-Goldstein M, Thompson RW, Hanson K, Haggerty KP
Eval Program Plann. 2014 Jun; 4489-97. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2014.02.002.

PMID:
    24632185
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Axillary artery thrombosis in a major league baseball pitcher: a case report and rehabilitation guide.
Zajac JM, Angeline ME, Bohon TM, Loftus M, Potter HG, Weiland AJ, Thompson RW, Coleman SH, Altchek DW
Sports Health. 2013 Sep; 5(5)402-6. doi: 10.1177/1941738113495647.

PMID:
    24427409
    [PubMed]
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Fibrinogen-specific antibody induces abdominal aortic aneurysm in mice through complement lectin pathway activation.
Zhou HF, Yan H, Bertram P, Hu Y, Springer LE, Thompson RW, Curci JA, Hourcade DE, Pham CT
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 12; 110(46)E4335-44. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1315512110.

PMID:
    24167262
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving medication safety through the use of metrics.
Beckett RD, Yazdi M, Hanson LJ, Thompson RW
J Pharm Pract. 2014 Feb; 27(1)61-4. doi: 10.1177/0897190013504959.

PMID:
    24080535
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Smooth muscle cells from abdominal aortic aneurysms are unique and can independently and synergistically degrade insoluble elastin.
Airhart N, Brownstein BH, Cobb JP, Schierding W, Arif B, Ennis TL, Thompson RW, Curci JA
J Vasc Surg. 2014 Oct; 60(4)1033-41; discussion 1041-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.07.097.

PMID:
    24080131
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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