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Meet the Comprehensive Liver Program Physicians
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Digestive & Liver Diseases (Gastroenterology)

Meet the Comprehensive Liver Program Physicians

John F. Thompson, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Medical Education
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Residency
Wylers Children's Hospital
Fellowship
Babies Hospital (Columbia)
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 515-5426
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 741-2332
Fax: (718) 515-5426
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Montefiore Medical Group-Eastchester
440 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709-2827
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 515-5426
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 741-2332
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Academic Title
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus

Short Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative colitis, Celiac disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Feeding Disorder, and Chronic Abdominal Pain

Research Focus

Dr. Thompson’s primary research interest is in improving the lives and outcomes of children with intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome. Dr. Thompson has many active IRB approved studies in this area. One study analyses the results of growth, nutritional parameters and liver function in the children followed in the intestinal rehabilitation program at CHAM. Dr. Thompson is also the Principal Investigator in two multi-centered international clinical trials studying the efficacy of Teduglutide in children with short bowel syndrome. Dr. Thompson also collaborates with other physicians in the Division in clinical studies improving outcomes of children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, gastritis and other chronic gastrointestinal conditions

Publications

View Dr. Thompson's publications on PubMed

Biography

John F. Thompson, MD, is Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Thompson specializes in short bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, feeding disorder, and chronic abdominal pain.

Dr. Thompson graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. and M.S. in Chemistry. He was awarded his Doctor of Medicine from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1977. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Wyler’s Children’s Hospital, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics in 1980, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Babies Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Thompson was Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for 15 years before he was recruited to CHAM in 2009.

Under Dr. Thompson’s leadership, the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at CHAM has shown remarkable growth and is now one of the premier programs in the country with expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology and liver transplantation, therapeutic endoscopy, intestinal failure, celiac disease, aerodigestive and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.

Dr. Thompson is the director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at CHAM. His research focuses on ways to improve the lives and outcomes of children who have intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome, with multiple active Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved studies. He also is the Principal Investigator in two multicentered international clinical trials examining the effectiveness of teduglutide for the treatment of short bowel syndrome in children

John F. Thompson, MD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology