Dr. George H Thompson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. George Thompson is an orthopedic surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MetroHealth Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Health Center. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Thompson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at MetroHealth Medical Center and one of 29 at St. Elizabeth Health Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Ranked #17 in Orthopedics

MetroHealth Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

St. Elizabeth Health Center

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1970–1972

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974–1977

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 34 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

An Anatomic Study of the Distal Femoral Epiphysis.
Liu, R. W.,Armstrong, D. G.,Levine, A. D.,Gilmore, A.,Thompson, G. H.,Cooperman, D. R.

Obesity negatively affects spinal surgery in idiopathic scoliosis.
Hardesty, C. K.,Poe-Kochert, C.,Son-Hing, J. P.,Thompson, G. H.

An anatomic study of the epiphyseal tubercle and its importance in the pathogenesis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
Liu, R. W.,Armstrong, D. G.,Levine, A. D.,Gilmore, A.,Thompson, G. H.,Cooperman, D. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Excellus BCBS HMOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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