Samuel F. Thompson, MD
Dr. Thompson is a fellowship-trained adult hip and knee replacement surgeon. He specializes in anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement, and outpatient (same-day) joint replacement surgery. He also offers nonoperative treatment for a variety of hip and knee conditions.
Dr. Thompson is a Columbia native. He graduated from Rock Bridge High School and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. He then received advanced fellowship training in hip and knee reconstruction at the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic in Alexandria, Virginia. This opportunity afforded him extensive surgical experience in muscle sparing anterior hip replacement, computer navigated surgery, partial and total knee replacement, and complex hip and knee revision surgery.
Committed to providing excellent patient care, Dr. Thompson enjoys getting to know his patients and is passionate about helping them return to an active lifestyle. Dr. Thompson lives in Columbia with his wife, Liza, and their young children. Apart from practicing orthopaedic surgery he enjoys spending time outdoors, especially playing golf and fly fishing.
Bachelors Degree: University of Missouri - Columbia, MO
Medical Degree: University of Missouri College of Medicine - Columbia, MO
Orthopaedic Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Oklahoma City, OK
Fellowship: Anderson Clinic Post-Graduate Medical Education Foundation - Alexandria, VA
In-Hospital Morbidity and Mortality of Traumatic Lower-Extremity Amputations
Samuel Thompson, M.D., Kristopher McCall, M.D., Dil Patel, M.D., Wade Schwerdtfeger, M.D., Julie Stoner, PhD, Kimberly Hollabaugh, M.S., David Teague, M.D.
Orthopedics. 2020 Nov;43(6):e561-e566.
Complication Rates in Total Knee Arthroplasty Performed for Osteoarthritis and Post-Traumatic Arthritis: A Comparison Study
Bryan Brockman, M.D., Jeremiah Maupin, M.D., Samuel Thompson, M.D., Kimberly M. Hollabaugh, MS, Rishi Thakral, M.D.
Journal of Arthroplasty. 2020 Feb;35(2):371-374.
Effect of Side Struts on the Strength of Long Arm Plaster Splints: A Biomechanical Study
Samuel Thompson, M.D., Conor McBride, B.S., Scott Conant, M.D, Marc Moore, PhD, Thomas Lewis, M.D.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2020 Feb;40(2):122-126.
Day of Week and Surgery Location Effectson Stay Lengthand Cost for Total Joint Arthroplasty: Academic versus Orthopaedic-specific Hospital
John Martino, M.D., Blake Peterson, M.D., Samuel Thompson, M.D. James Cook, PhD, Ajay Aggarwal, M.D.
Journal of Knee Surgery. 2018 Oct;31(9):815-821.
Distal Femoral Varus Osteotomy for Treatment of Valgus Deformity of the Knee
Seth Sherman, M.D, Samuel Thompson, M.D., John Clohisy, M.D., JAAOS. 2018 May 1;26(9): 313-324.
Youth Baseball Pitching Mechanics: A Systematic Review
Samuel Thompson, M.D., Trent Guess, PhD, Andreas Plackis, M.D., Seth Sherman, M.D. Aaron Gray, M.D
Sports Health. 2018 Mar 1;10(2): 133-140.
Acute, Recurrent Total Knee Dislocation: Polyethylene Dislocation and Malreduction
Samuel Thompson, B.S., Blake Peterson, M.D., Ajay Aggarwal, M.D. Arthroplasty Today. 2015 Mar 20;1(1):7-10.