Dr. Thompson is a Native Texan. He attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern and then completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor University in Dallas. He then went on to do specialty training in interventional spine and pain management at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Thompson has special expertise in treating chronic pain without requiring the use of high-dose opioids as well as with opiate addiction. Whether it is snow skiing or performing surgery, Dr. Thompson is living proof that there is no activity in life that cannot be achieved when pain is gone.