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Scott M. Thompson, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist


Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Thompson is a Vascular and Interventional radiologist with a clinical interest in interventional oncology including tumor embolization and ablation, interventional MRI, vascular anomalies, lymphatic imaging and intervention and minimally invasive therapies for treatment of benign and malignant prostate disorders.

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  2. Lymphatic leak
  3. Lymphatic malformation
  4. Lymphatic obstruction
  5. Prostate cancer
  6. Prostate disorder
  7. Vascular anomaly
  8. Vascular malformation
  1. Ablation
  2. Embolization therapy
  3. Lymphangiogram
  4. Lymphangiography of thoracic duct
  5. Prostate ablation
  6. Prostate artery embolization
  7. Prostate biopsy
  8. Suprapubic catheter insertion
  9. Tumor biopsy
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Lymphatic imaging and intervention including MR lymphangiography
  • Interventional MRI
  • Interventional Oncology including tumor embolization and ablation (liver, prostate, soft tissue, bone)
  • Prostate interventions for prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Pediatric IR
  1. 2021
    ResidentRST Interventional Radiology-I, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2018
    ResidentRST Diagnostic Radiology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2016
    InternshipDepartment of General Surgery, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2015
    MD / PhD - Medicine and Clinical and Translational Sciences Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2013
    Ph.D. - Clinical and Translational Science (Advisor: Matthew R. Callstrom M.D., Ph.D. Mayo Graduate School
  6. 2006
    BA - Classics with HonorsBrown University

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Certificate of Merit Radiological Society of North America
  2. 2019
    2019 RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardDepartment of Radiology
  3. 2019
    Radiograhics Subspecialty Review Panel-Vascular and Interventional RadiologyRadiologic Society of North America
  4. 2019
    2019 James T. McMillan Fellowship AwardMayo Clinic Department of Radiology
  5. 2019
    2019 C. Allen Good AwardDepartment of Radiology
  6. 2019
    Honorable Mention Certificate AbstractSociety of Interventional Radiology
  7. 2018
    Cum Laude Educational Poster - Portomesenteric Venous Complications After Pancreatic Surgery with Venous Reconstruction: Imaging and Interventional TherapiesRadiological Society of North America
  8. 2018
    Resident Travel AwardRadiological Society of North America
  9. 2018
    Abstract of the Year - World Conference Interventional Oncology Society of Interventional Oncology
  10. 2017
    Resident Trainee Research PrizeRadiological Society of North America
  11. 2017
    Resident In-Training Annual Meeting Travel Scholarship - World Conference Interventional OncologySociety of Interventional Oncology
  12. 2017
    Basic Science Abstract of the Year Society of Interventional Radiology
  13. 2015
    Outstanding Power Poster MRISociety of Body Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBTMR)
  14. 2015
    Silver Retractor AwardDepartment of Surgery
  15. 2014
    Medical Student Trainee Research PrizeRadiological Society of North America
  16. 2012
    Dr. Constantin Cope Medical Student Research AwardSociety of Interventional Radiology
  17. 2012
    Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA) Education Resources Supplemental Research AwardMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  18. 2011
    Medical Student Trainee Research PrizeRadiological Society of North America
  19. 2008
    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research FellowshipAlpha Omega Alpha
  20. 2005
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy (PLNDP) Scholarship Recipient: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Research Delegation to ChinaBrown University
  21. 2002
    Graduated with Honors in ClassicsBrown University
  22. 2001
    Harvard Book AwardMayo High School

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Abstract ReviewerSociety of Interventional Radiology
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberSociety of Interventional Oncology
  3. 2019 - present
    Member In-TrainingAmerican College of Radiology (ACR) Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System (LI-RADS) Treatment Response Working Group
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberRadioGraphics Vascular and Interventional Panel, Radiological Society of North America
  5. 2018 - present
    Member In-TrainingSociety of Abdominal Radiology (SAR)
  6. 2017 - present
    Resident LeaderWillius Society, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  7. 2017 - present
    Member In-TrainingSociety of Interventional Oncology
  8. 2015 - 2016
    Member-in-Training RepresentativeSociety of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance (SCBT/MR)
  9. 2012 - 2013
    Member-in-Training RepresentativeAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  10. 2011 - 2012
    MemberMayo Graduate School CTSA Predoctoral Programs Committee
  11. 2011 - 2012
    Graduate Student RepresentativeAmerican Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
  12. 2010 - present
    Member In-TrainingRadiological Society of North America
  13. 2008 - present
    Member In-TrainingSociety of Interventional Radiology
  14. 2007 - 2011
    MemberMayo Medical School Clinical Experiences Theme Committee


Research activities

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