Geoffrey B. Thompson, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Neuroendocrine carcinoma
  2. Thyroid disease
  • Surgical disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as pancreaticoduodenal neuroendocrine tumors
  • Familial endocrine syndromes
  1. 1988
    Chief Resident AssociateDepartment of Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1987
    Resident - General SurgeryMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1983
    Fellow - Visiting Clinical Fellow in PathologyBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  4. 1983
    Resident - Anatomic PathlolgyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical Center
  5. 1981
    Resident - SurgeryTufts-New England Medical Center
  6. 1981
    MDMedical College of Pennsylvania
  7. 1977
    BA - BiologyBrandeis University

Certifications

  1. 1990
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    America's Best Physicians
  2. 2011
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors in America
  3. 2005
    Mentor and host for International Guest Scholar Doctor Gaurav Agarwal of Lucknow, IndiaAmerican College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
  4. 2004
    Nominee for International Health Professional of the YearInternational Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
  5. 2004
    America's Top SurgeonsConsumers' Research Council of America
  6. 1998
    Inclusion among top ten surgical papers in the U.S. for 1997Archives of Surgery
  7. 1995
    Award for Best Clinical Paper forMinnesota Surgical Society
  8. 1995
    Award for Best Clinical paper forMinnesota Surgical Society
  9. 1985
    Award for best paper: "Carcinoid Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract"Minnesota Surgical Society
  10. 1985
    Howard Kramer Gray Travel AwardDepartment of Surgery
  11. 1981
    Cum LaudeMedical College of Pennsylvania
  12. 1980
    Trip to American College of Surgeons meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. (MCP)Awarding Organization
  13. 1980
    Department of Surgery PrizeMedical College of Pennsylvania
  14. 1980
    Department of Medicine PrizeMedical College of Pennsylvania
  15. 1980
    Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & CollegesAwarding Organization
  16. 1980
    The National Dean's ListAwarding Organization
  17. 1979
    Department of Surgery PrizeMedical College of Pennsylvania
  18. 1979
    Department of Medicine PrizeMedical College of Pennsylvania
  19. 1977
    Magna Cum LaudeBrandeis University
  20.  
    Have received commendations for teaching from Mayo medical students on multiple occasionsMayo Clinic
  21.  
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Thyroid Association, Surgical Affairs
  2. 2015 - present
    Secretary/TreasurerSurgeons' Travel Club
  3. 2015
    Council MemberEndocrine Oncology Council, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Department of Oncology
  4. 2015
    MemberMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2015
    MemberMedical School Executive Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2015
    MemberFaculty Development Steering Group, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2014
    MemberClerkship Subcommittee, Clerkship Committee, Mayo Medical School
  8. 2014
    MemberClinical Education Subcommittee, Clerkship Committee, Mayo Medical School
  9. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Education Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  10. 2014 - present
    Examination ConsultantAmerican Board of Surgery
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberEndocrine Society
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberNominating Committee, American Thyroid Association
  13. 2011
    FacultyEndocrine Surgery University, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  14. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Surgical Association
  15. 2010 - 2015
    MemberClerkship Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  16. 2010
    ChairNominating Committee, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  17. 2010
    FacultyEndocrine Surgery University
  18. 2009 - 2015
    Secretary/TreasurerInternational Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  19. 2009 - present
    MemberClinical Experiences Theme Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2009 - present
    ChairAAES Foundation, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  21. 2008 - 2015
    Surgery Clerkship DirectorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2008 - 2010
    MemberNominating Committee, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  23. 2007 - 2008
    ChairMayo 9 Oversight Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  24. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  25. 2006 - 2007
    President-ElectAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  26. 2005 - 2011
    Committee MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  27. 2005 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Oncologists and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Task Force on Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  28. 2005 - 2006
    MemberOutpatient Practice Executive Committee, Department of Surgery
  29. 2005
    MemberLeadership Education Subcommittee, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  30. 2005
    MemberConsulting Staff Recruitment Image Project, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2004 - present
    MemberSurgeons' Travel Club
  32. 2004 - 2005
    PresidentMinnesota Surgical Society
  33. 2004
    MemberOR Digital Image Viewing Work Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  34. 2003 - 2010
    MemberMayo Clinic Facilities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  35. 2003 - 2004
    MemberFinance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  36. 2003 - 2004
    President-ElectMinnesota Surgical Society
  37. 2003
    ChairAdministrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 2003
    MemberFuture Mayo Procedural Practice Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  39. 2003
    MemberRochester Career Council
  40. 2002 - 2006
    ChairSurgical Facilities Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  41. 2002 - 2006
    MemberInterdivisional Affairs Committee, Department of Surgery
  42. 2002 - 2006
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  43. 2002 - 2006
    MemberSurgical Facilities Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2002 - 2006
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Surgical Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  45. 2002 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Surgery
  46. 2002 - 2005
    RecorderAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  47. 2002 - 2003
    Vice PresidentMinnesota Surgical Society
  48. 2002
    Program ChairAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  49. 2002
    ChairInterdivisional Affairs Committee, Department of Surgery
  50. 2002
    MemberIndia Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  51. 2002
    MemberAsia Pacific Rim Task Force, India Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  52. 2001 - 2007
    MemberSpace and Remodeling Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  53. 2001 - 2002
    ChairO.R. Remodeling Work Group, Saint Marys Hospital
  54. 2001 - 2002
    ChairBlock 30 O.R. Remodeling Work Group, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  55. 2001 - 2002
    MemberBlock 30 O.R. Remodeling Work Group, Rochester Methodist Hospital
  56. 2001 - 2002
    MemberRochester Methodist Hospital
  57. 2001 - 2002
    MemberO.R. Remodeling Work Group, Saint Marys Hospital
  58. 2001 - present
    MemberSaint Marys Hospital
  59. 2000 - 2004
    LiaisonAMA Council on Endocrinology, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  60. 2000 - 2004
    MemberAMA Council on Endocrinology, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  61. 2000 - 2002
    MemberProgram Committee, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  62. 2000 - 2002
    Program ChairRochester, Minnesota Surgical Society
  63. 2000 - 2001
    MemberRevenue Systems and Compliance Subcommittee - Rochester, Finance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  64. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  65. 1999 - 2001
    ChairNew O.R. Construction Work Group, Saint Marys Hospital
  66. 1999 - 2001
    MemberNew O.R. Construction Work Group, Saint Marys Hospital
  67. 1999 - 2001
    MemberDevelopment Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  68. 1999 - 2000
    MemberMultidisciplinary Gastrointestinal Cancer Group, Department of Oncology
  69. 1999
    MemberFGAP Working Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  70. 1999
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  71. 1999
    MemberDivision of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  72. 1999
    MemberClinical Endocrine Lab, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  73. 1999
    MemberSearch Committee, Clinical Endocrine Lab, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition
  74. 1999
    MemberMinimally Invasive Surgery Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery
  75. 1998 - 1999
    MemberOutpatient Surgery Task Force, Department of Surgery
  76. 1998
    MemberBenefits Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  77. 1998
    MemberVerbal Orders Work Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  78. 1997 - 2000
    CouncilorPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  79. 1997 - 2000
    MemberPriestley Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  80. 1997 - 1999
    MemberFund Raising Committee, Hope Lodge, American Cancer Society
  81. 1997 - 1998
    Senior CouncilorOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  82. 1997 - 1998
    MemberMayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  83. 1997 - 1998
    MemberOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  84. 1997 - 1998
    MemberBnai Israel Synagogue
  85. 1997 - 1998
    MemberBoard of Trustees, Bnai Israel Synagogue
  86. 1996 - 2005
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Surgical Society
  87. 1996
    MemberAmbulatory Surgery Work Group, Department of Surgery
  88. 1996
    MemberA.M. Admit/Outpatient Surgery Work Group, Department of Surgery
  89. 1996 - present
    MemberGeneral Surgery Residency Committee, Department of Surgery
  90. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Surgical Society
  91. 1995 - 2004
    MemberSurgical Nursing Practice Committee, Department of Surgery
  92. 1995 - 1996
    Vice ChairExecutive Committee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  93. 1995 - 1996
    Vice ChairAccreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  94. 1995 - 1996
    MemberDepartment of Oncology
  95. 1995 - 1996
    MemberResearch Review Committee, Department of Oncology
  96. 1995 - 1996
    MemberExecutive Committee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  97. 1995 - 1996
    MemberQuality Information Resource Center Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  98. 1995
    ChairPatient's Rights Task Force, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  99. 1995
    MemberPatient's Rights Task Force, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  100. 1995 - present
    ChairMedical Record Review Subcommittee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  101. 1995 - present
    MemberMedical Record Review Subcommittee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  102. 1995 - present
    Doctors Mayo Society, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  103. 1994 - 1996
    MemberAccreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  104. 1994 - 1995
    MemberSurgical Stapling Devices CI Committee, Department of Surgery
  105. 1994 - present
    MemberClinical Reviews Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  106. 1993 - 1997
    MemberContinuing Education Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  107. 1993 - 1997
    MemberRegional CME Programs Committee, Continuing Education Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  108. 1993 - 1995
    MemberMinimally Invasive Surgery Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery
  109. 1991 - 1999
    MemberPostgraduate Education Committee, Department of Surgery
  110. 1991 - 1996
    Co-DirectorJournal Club, Department of Surgery
  111. 1991 - 1996
    MemberJournal Club, Department of Surgery
  112. 1991 - present
    MemberDepartment of Surgery
  113.  
    MemberDivision of Surgical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  114.  
    MemberCareer and Leadership Development Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  115.  
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  116.  
    MemberExecutive Operations Team, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  117.  
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  118.  
    FellowAmerican College of Endocrinology
  119.  
    Honorary MemberSurgical Alumni Society, Scott & White Hospital
  120.  
    MemberMembership Committee, American Thyroid Association
  121.  
    MemberMayo Foundation Chapter, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  122.  
    MemberMinnesota Chapter, American College of Surgeons
  123.  
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  124.  
    MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  125.  
    MemberPancreas Club
  126.  
    MemberWestern Surgical Association
  127.  
    MemberSociete Internationale de Chirurgie
  128.  
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  129.  
    MemberAsian Surgical Association
  130.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  131.  
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  132.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  133.  
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  134.  
    MemberPhi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity
  135.  
    MemberAd Hoc Thyroid Surgery Committee, American Thyroid Association
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Publications

Research activities

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