Dr. Willard Thompson is a board-certified physician at the
Neurological Institute of Savannah and Center for Spine. Dr. Thompson is fellowship trained in pediatric neurosurgery. With extensive training and experience
in the specialty of neurosurgery, Dr. Thompson is a top-choice pick for neurological surgery.
During his undergraduate
years at Clemson University in South Carolina, Dr. Thompson was a member
of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and
was employed by the Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Division. After receiving
a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and graduating with honors
Clemson, Dr. Thompson received his medical degree from the Medical University
of South Carolina. Throughout his time in academia, Dr. Thompson was involved
in intramural sports and various medical film productions.
his residency in neurological surgery at Ohio State Medical Center, Dr.
the Chairman’s Award in surgery and the Children’s
Hospital Research Foundation Oral Presentation Award. He also did an internship
in general surgery at Ohio State Medical Center.
Thompson subsequently completed a fellowship that focused in pediatric
the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center
at Dallas Children’s Medical Center. A fellowship is the highest level
of training available to a physician in the United States.
Dr. Thompson has
contributed to the publication of many articles, particularly on the topic
of pediatric neurosurgery. He has also given presentations at
annual meetings of the Pediatric Neurological Surgery and at the Medical
University of South Carolina.
Dr. Thompson enjoys being active in sports,
including basketball, football and softball. His interests also include
family, kids, philosophy and film
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