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Bradley F. Thompson, M.D.

  1. Physiatrist

Dr. Thompson is board certified in both PM&R and ABEM and has a split assignment between the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Owatonna. His clinical focus is in musculoskeletal, spine, amputee and neuromuscular disease.

  • Conservative management of musculoskeletal disorders, including osteoarthritis (spine & extremities), tendinopathy
  • Conservative management of neuromuscular disorders, including cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, spinal stenosis
  • Rehabilitation/prosthetic management for patients with upper and lower extremity amputations
  • Promoting patients' understanding of the underlying cause of their musculoskeletal or neurologic symptoms
  • Educating and empowering patients to become partners in managing their symptoms

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Thompson is active in research and providing education to residents and medical students.

  1. Arthritis
  2. Back pain
  3. Gait unsteadiness
  4. Knee pain
  5. Limb loss
  6. Muscle weakness
  7. Myelopathy
  8. Neck pain
  9. Nerve entrapment
  10. Radiculopathy
  11. Shoulder injury
  12. Spinal stenosis
  13. Sports injury
  14. Tendon pain
  1. Amputation rehabilitation
  2. Arthritis rehabilitation
  3. Back pain management
  4. Electromyography
  5. Joint injection
  6. Musculoskeletal exam
  7. Nerve conduction study
  8. Spinal injection
  9. Ultrasound-guided cortisone injection
  10. Ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injection
  • Limb amputations: prescribing prosthetics
  • Musculoskeletal disease: degenerative arthritis, muscle/tendon injuries, and sports injuries
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injections: diagnostic/theraputic musculoskeletal and peripheral nerve
  • Neuromuscular Diseases Electrodiagnostics (EMG & NCS): radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy, carpal tunnel
  • Spinal Disease & Fluoroscopic Lumbarsacral Injections: diagnostic/therapeutic joint & epidural: radiculopathy, spinal stenosis
  1. 2014
    Resident - Physical Medicine and RehabilitationSchool of Graduate Education, Mayo Clinic
  2. 2014
    ResidentPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2011
    ResidentPreliminary Internal Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2011
    Internship - Internal MedicineSchool of Graduate Education, Mayo Clinic
  5. 2010
    MDUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  6. 2004
    Undergraduate StudiesUniversity of MN
  7. 2002
    BA - International Political EconomyColorado College


  1. 2015
    Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and honors

  1. 2007
    Dorothy Shore, John Trembly, and Marjorie H. Kaff Geriatric ScholarshipsUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Technology GroupMayo Clinic Health System in Owatonna, Mayo Clinic Health System
  2. 2020
    Member2030 Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  3. 2017 - 2018
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  4. 2016 - 2018
    Subject Matter ExpertMayo Clinic EHR/RCM Convergence Project/Plummer Project
  5. 2013 - 2014
    LeaderPM&R Diversity Committee, Mayo Clinic
  6. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation