Matthew Thompson, M.D. joined our board in June 2020. Since December 2016, Dr. Thompson has served as Chief Medical Officer of Endologix LLC. Dr. Thompson is an Adjunctive Professor at Stanford School of Medicine (since 2017) and contract surgeon and Visiting Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (since 2020).
Prior to joining Endologix, Dr. Thompson served as Professor of Vascular Surgery at St. George’s University of London and St George’s Vascular Institute (2002-2016). Dr. Thompson’s awards include a Hunterian Professorship, the Moynihan traveling fellowship and the gold medal for the intercollegiate examination.
Dr. Thompson is also the editor of the Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery and the Oxford Handbook of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Thompson was Chair of the National Specialized Commissioning Clinical Reference Group (2013-2016) for Vascular Services and is a founder of the British Society for Endovascular Therapy (2004).
Dr. Thompson was a Council Member of the Vascular Society (2014-2017), and Chairman of the Vascular Society Annual Scientific Meeting (2014-2017). Dr Thompson was the clinical director for three London-wide service reconfigurations (cardiovascular disease, major trauma and emergency services) (2010-2013).
Dr. Thompson trained at Cambridge University (1981-1984), St. Bartholomew’s Hospital (1984-1987), the University of Leicester (1994) and Adelaide (1998).