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Surgeon Locator / John Thompson, DPM

John Thompson, DPM


5600 Roswell Road
Suite F240
Atlanta, GA 30342(404) 255-9131

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Born and raised in central Ohio, Dr. Thompson’s interest for surgery began during his years of undergraduate studies at The College of Wooster completing his B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology while also shadowing various orthopedic physicians. He subsequently attended medical school at Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine and completed his residency at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH. Dr. Thompson then completed an orthopedic foot and ankle reconstructive fellowship at Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center located in Columbus, OH.

Professional Statement

“Patient care best functions under a teamwork or partnership approach. Developing a relationship to gain complete understanding of an individual’s pathology and their expectations are critical to success. I aim to empower patients with knowledge and experience to create a treatment plan tailored to unique needs. The majority of foot and ankle pathology can be treated nonoperatively, conservative means. When surgical treatment is required, know I will utilize my extensive surgical training and expertise to produce the best possible result.”


  • Undergraduate Degree: The College of Wooster, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Wooster, OH
  • Medical School: Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine, Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine, Independence, OH
  • Residency: Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery, with credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
    • Served as Chief Resident

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
  • Emory Decatur Hospital
  • Windy Hill Surgery Center

Professional Interests

Dr. Thompson has completed extensive surgical training focused on joint replacement surgery, hindfoot reconstruction and lower extremity trauma.

OSSIOfiber® Experienced Surgeon

OSSIOfiber® experienced surgeons have performed a minimum qualifying number of OSSIOfiber® procedures.


5600 Roswell Road
Suite F240
Atlanta, GA 30342(404) 255-9131

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