Dr. James A Thompson MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. James Thompson is an allergist-immunologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate South Suburban Hospital and Advocate Trinity Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Thompson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Advocate South Suburban Hospital and one of 2 at Advocate Trinity Hospital who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: Asthma & Allergic Conditions

Clinical Interests: Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis, Drug Hypersensitivity, Autoimmune disorders, Hereditary Angioedema (HAE), Seasonal Allergies, Urticaria

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1988

Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1988–1990

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1984

University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana)
Other Training, Biology, 1976–1980

Washington University
Other Training, Allergy and Immunology, 1988–1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified 23 years in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

America's Top Physicians, Consumers Research Council of America, 2009

Honors Medicine, Internal Medicine, Washington University, School of Medicine

Academic Achievement Award, Washington University, School of Medicine

Award for Most Outstanding Second Year Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital and Westside VA Hospital

Publications & Presentations

Genomic organization of mouse Fc-gamma receptor genes
Kulczycki, A. Jr., Webber, J., Soares, H.A., Onken, M.D., Thompson, J.A., Chaplin, D.D., Loh, D.Y., and Tillinghast,J.P. 1990 1 1

"Stuffy, runny, sneezy? Allergic rhinitis can be treated"
Thompson, J.A. 1999 3 11

Latex Allergies- A Silent Epidemic
Thompson, J.A. 1999 10 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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