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Michael Thompson, MD

COVID-19 update:

If you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, please call our COVID-19 nurse line at 888-261-8431 before coming in or use one of our virtual care options. Do not schedule online. For general guidance on COVID-19, visit or call the county hotline at 2-1-1. For other patients, please do not schedule non-essential appointments at this time. Call your doctor’s office if you have questions.

Dr. Michael Thompson, MD


10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, 2001
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998

Medical Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, MD, 1988


  • National Naval Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1989


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand, 1999
  • National Naval Medical Consortium, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996
  • Naval Flight Surgeon Program, 1990
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