Dr. Jess Lee Thompson MD Surgeon

Dr. Jess Thompson is a surgeon in Tucson, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phoenix Children's Hospital and TMC Healthcare. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Phoenix Children's Hospital and one of 27 at TMC Healthcare who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2007

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2007 - 2010

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, 2010 - 2011

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Left atrial myxoma presenting as pulmonary embolism: potential role of heme oxygenase-1.
Redford, D. T.,Thompson, J. L.,McCulloch, J. C.,Nielsen, V. G.

Straightened sternal wire causes iatrogenic pectus carinatum after cardiac surgery.
Thompson, J. L.,Teodori, M. F.

Anticoagulation early after mechanical valve replacement: Improved management with patient self-testing.
Thompson, J. L., Burkhart, H. M., Daly, R. C., Dearani, J. A., Joyce, L. D., Suri, R. M., Schaff, H. V.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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