R. Houston Thompson, M.D.

  1. Urologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Kidney cancer
  2. Prostate cancer
  3. Testicular cancer
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Urothelial carcinoma
  • Prostatic adenocarcinoma
  • Testicular cancer
  1. 2009
    Clinical/Research Fellowship - Urologic OncologyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  2. 2007
    Chief Resident - UrologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2006
    Resident - UrologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2002
    Internship - General SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2001
    MD - Summa Cum LaudeSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  6. 1996
    BS - Cell & Molecular BiologyUniversity of Washington, Seattle

Certifications

  1. 2011
    UrologyAmerican Board of Urology

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Best ReviewerJournal of Urology
  2. 2013
    Best PosterEuropean Association of Urology Annual Meeting
  3. 2011
    Urology Teacher of the YearDepartment of Urology
  4. 2011
    Reviewer of the MonthEuropean Urology
  5. 2008
    Michael E. Burt Memorial Award for Clinical ExcellenceMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  6. 2007
    Outstanding PosterAnnual Meeting, Society of Urologic Oncology
  7. 2007
    Chairman's Award for Excellence in Clinical ResearchMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  8. 2007
    Stephen P. Hanson Renal Oncology Fellow AwardAwarding Organization
  9. 2006
    Donald C. Balfour AwardMayo Clinic
  10. 2006
    Traveling Fellowship AwardNorth Central Section, American Urological Association
  11. 2006
    2nd Place ManuscriptAnnual Joseph W. Segura Essay Contest
  12. 2005
    2nd Place Manuscript Minnesota Urologic Society Kelalis Essay CompetitionMinnesota Urologic Society
  13. 2005
    Outstanding PosterAnnual Meeting, The Society of Urologic Oncology
  14. 2004
    1st Place Manuscript Mayo Contemporary Issues in Adult Clinical UrologyMayo Clinic
  15. 2001
    Merck and Lange Book AwardAwarding Organization
  16. 2001
    Department Award in Neurology and PhysiologyAwarding Organization
  17. 2000
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  18. 2000
    MemberAlpha Sigma Nu, The Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
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Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Department of Urology
  2. 2016 - present
    ChairDepartment of Urology, Program Evaluation Committee, Residency and Fellowship Programs
  3. 2015 - present
    MemberGraduate Education Committee--Surgery and Surgical Specialties, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2014
    DirectorCME Urology Course, Department of Urology
  5. 2014
    MemberAward Review Committee, Education Committee, Department of Urology
  6. 2014
    Active MemberDepartment of Urology, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  7. 2014
    Active MemberMTR Project, Department of Urology
  8. 2014
    Section Committee ChairSmall Renal Mass Summit, American Urological Association
  9. 2014
    MemberAUA Core Curriculum Committee, American Urological Association, American Urological Association
  10. 2014 - present
    Associate Program DirectorUrology Residency Program, Department of Urology
  11. 2014 - present
    MemberASCO
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Department of Urology
  13. 2013 - present
    MemberDepartment of Urology, Clinical Competency Committee, Residency Program
  14. 2012 - 2016
    MemberDepartment of Urology, Program Evaluation Committee, Residency and Fellowship Programs
  15. 2012
    DirectorCME Urology Course, Department of Urology
  16. 2012 - present
    MemberSociety of University Urologists
  17. 2012 - present
    Meeting OrganizerNational Kidney Cancer Association
  18. 2011
    MemberNational Cancer Institute, Renal Cancer Task Force
  19. 2011 - present
    Associate MemberNational Cancer Society
  20. 2010 - 2015
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Urology
  21. 2010 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Urology
  22. 2010 - present
    LeadRenal Tumor Registry, Department of Urology
  23. 2010 - present
    ChairAlumni Meeting, Department of Urology
  24. 2009 - present
    Candidate MemberSociety of Urologic Oncology
  25. 2008 - 2009
    LeaderGenitourinary Grand Rounds, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  26. 2007 - 2008
    LeaderKidney Cancer Working Group, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  27. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Urological Society
  28. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  29. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association
  30. 2002 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  31. 2000 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.