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David O. Thompson, MD,MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical

Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Emergency Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Residency: Denver Health (Emergency Medicine)
  • MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Medicine)
  • Masters of Public Health: Harvard School of Public Health (Public Health)
  • Bachelor of Arts: Brown University (Education)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Emergency Medicine (Certification Date: 2012-06-05) - (Recertification Date: 2023-01-01)


Emergency Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Thompson, David O 2014. Loop drainage of cutaneous abscesses using a modified sterile glove: a promising technique. The Journal of emergency medicine, 47 2, 188-91

Villar, Julian; Clement, Joseph P; Stotts, Jim; Linnen, Daniel; Rubin, David J; Thompson, David; Gomez, Antonio; Fee, Christopher 2014. Many emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock do not meet diagnostic criteria within 3 hours of arrival. Annals of emergency medicine, 64 1, 48-54

Sande, Margaret; Thompson, David; Monte, Andrew A 2012. Fomepizole for severe disulfiram-ethanol reactions. The American journal of emergency medicine, 30 1, 262.e3-5

Thompson, David O; Prendergast, Michael A; Shockley, Lee W 2012. Traumatic pneumothorax with air mimicking lung markings. The Journal of emergency medicine, 43 6, e463-4

Thompson, David O; Hurtado, Timothy R; Liao, Michael M; Byyny, Richard L; Gravitz, Craig; Haukoos, Jason S 2011. Validation of the Simplified Motor Score in the out-of-hospital setting for the prediction of outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Annals of emergency medicine, 58 5, 417-25