Jeffrey Thomson, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Thomson’s clinical interests include 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 club feet. 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. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, and the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. 




Walter Reed National Military Medical Center


University of Miami Hospital and Clinics

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • 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.
  • Loss in spinal motion from inclusion of a single midlumbar level in posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Lee MC, Õunpuu S, Solomito M, Smith BG, Thomson JD. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 15
  • Utility of early postoperative radiographs after posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Pensak MJ, Lee MC, Bayron JA, Thomson JD. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Apr 1;39(7):

Locations for this Doctor

Exterior photo of Hartford Hospital Bone and Joint Institute (31 Seymour St.)

Connecticut Children’s Orthopedics – Hartford

31 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior view of 399 Farmington Ave in Farmington

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Farmington (399 Farmington Ave.)

399 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

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Most Recent Comments

November 11, 2023
Doctor was fantastic! Approachable, great personality. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.
November 11, 2023
Dr Thomson was very kind and helpful
October 10, 2023
Muy buena asistencia del doctor digo todo y explico en palabras que se pueden entender
July 7, 2023
Dr. Thompson was awesome!
June 6, 2023
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