Jeffrey Thomson, MD
|Education:||BA, Catholic University, 1978
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1983
|Residency:||Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1983-1984
Orthopaedic Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1984-1988
|Fellowship:||Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Miami, 1988-1989|
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Dr. Thomson’s practice focuses on spinal deformity in children (scoliosis), myelomeningocele (spina bifida), neuromuscular disorders, clubfeet and other foot abnormalities, and children’s fractures. He also treats children’s hip disorders such as hip dysplasia and slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Dr. Thomson’s research interests include scoliosis and spinal deformity, spina bifida, gait disorders and clubfeet. He is certified by the Ponseti group and is an expert in the Ponseti clubfoot technique.
Dr. Thomson is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. His is a member of the American Orthopedic Association, Scoliosis Research Society, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. Dr. Thomson is the director of orthopedic surgery and the president of the Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group.
- Koenig KM, Thomson JD, Anderson KL, Carney BT. Does Skeletal Maturity Predict Sequential Contralateral Involvement After Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis? Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 27(7):796-800, 2007.
- Smith BG, Miriam V, Thomson JD. Low Body Mass Index: A Risk Factor for Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome in Adolescents Undergoing Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis. Journal of Spine Disorders, 22(2):144-8, 2009.
- Thomson JD, Segal LS. Orthopedic Management of Spina Bifida. Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 16:96-103 - 2010.
- Lee MC, Stone NE, Ritting AW, Silverstein EA, Pierz KA, Johnson DA, Naujoks R, Smith BG, Thomson JD. Mini-C-arm Fluoroscopy for Emergency-Department Reduction of Pediatric Forearm Fractures. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume, 93(15):1442-7. 2011 Aug.