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Dr. Fred Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
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Overview

Dr. Fred Thompson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tacoma, WA. They graduated from Emory University and is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.

Dr. Thompson works at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Mountain in Tacoma, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh and Osteoarthritis of Hip along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Mountain Orthopaedic Specialists Inc
    1550 S Union Ave Ste 210, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 301-5150

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  • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear Chevron Icon
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De Quervain's Disease Chevron Icon
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Degenerative Disc Disease Chevron Icon
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Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) Chevron Icon
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum Chevron Icon
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Hip Replacement Chevron Icon
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Knee Arthroscopy Chevron Icon
Knee Dislocation Chevron Icon
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Low Back Pain Chevron Icon
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain Chevron Icon
Meniscus Surgery Chevron Icon
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Nerve Block, Somatic Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder Chevron Icon
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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) Chevron Icon
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone Chevron Icon
Rotator Cuff Surgery Chevron Icon
Rotator Cuff Tear Chevron Icon
Runner's Knee Chevron Icon
Sacrum Disorders Chevron Icon
Shoulder Arthroscopy Chevron Icon
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Chevron Icon
Spondylitis Chevron Icon
Steroid Injection Chevron Icon
Systemic Chondromalacia Chevron Icon
Total Hip Replacement Chevron Icon
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Humerus Fracture Chevron Icon
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment Chevron Icon
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Knee Replacement Revision Chevron Icon
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) Chevron Icon
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Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) Chevron Icon
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Limb Cramp Chevron Icon
Lupus Chevron Icon
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Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures Chevron Icon
Osgood Schlatter Disease Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot Chevron Icon
Osteoarthritis of Spine Chevron Icon
Osteochondritis Dissecans Chevron Icon
Partial Knee Replacement Chevron Icon
Pathological Spine Fracture Chevron Icon
Rheumatoid Arthritis Chevron Icon
Rib Fracture Chevron Icon
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) Chevron Icon
Shoulder Dislocation Chevron Icon
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis Chevron Icon
Spinal Stenosis Chevron Icon
Tibia and Fibula Fractures Chevron Icon
Unicompartmental Hip Surgery Chevron Icon
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate Chevron Icon
Wrist Fracture Chevron Icon
Wrist Replacement Chevron Icon
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    3.7
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    Based on 21 ratings
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    Jun 05, 2021
    Dr. Thompson was knowledge and thoughtful. He seemed to really care about finding a solution to Mt problem. I would highly recommend him
    — Jun 05, 2021
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    About Dr. Fred Thompson, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1841356144
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • The Graduate Hospital, University Of Pennsylvania<Br>The Human Performance and Sports Medicine Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Emory U Affil Hosps
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Emory University
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Thompson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Thompson works at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Mountain in Tacoma, WA. View the full address on Dr. Thompson’s profile.

    Dr. Thompson has seen patients for Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh and Osteoarthritis of Hip, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Thompson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Thompson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Thompson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Thompson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Thompson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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