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Christopher Thompson, MD, Gastroenterology, Boston, MA, Brigham and Women's Hospital

ChristopherCThompsonMD, MSc, FASGE, FACG, AGAF

Gastroenterology Boston, MA

Advanced Endoscopic Interventional

Director of Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Summary

  • Christopher C. Thompson, MD, MSc, is the Director of Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Program Director and is clinical faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Thompson’s clinical interests include endoscopic surgery as applied to foregut conditions, pancreatobiliary disease, postsurgical complications, and bariatric endoscopy. He spends the majority of his time performing these advanced endoscopic procedures and also cares for patients in the ambulatory setting and on the gastroenterology inpatient consult service. The remainder of his time is devoted to research activities in endoscopic surgery, with a focus on device development, endoscopic education, and clinical outcomes. He currently has active clinical, translational, bench, and large animal protocols. He has also led several multicenter clinical trials. His research has resulted in numerous patents, the development of new endoscopic procedures, and over 200 publications. Some of his important clinical innovations include the development of new endoscopic techniques for treating pancreatic necrosis, gastric outlet obstruction, sleeve gastrectomy stenosis, pancreatojejunal anastomotic strictures, and postsurgical complications.

Education & Training

  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterFellowship, Gastroenterology, 1999 - 2002
  • Geisinger Health System (Danville)
    Geisinger Health System (Danville)Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2022 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2002

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (ASGE) American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Fellow (AGAF) American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)
  • Fellow (FACG) American College of Gastroenterology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Clinical significance of MUC4 isoforms in pancreatic cancer patients. 
    ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium - San Francisco, CA - 1/24/2020
  • Endoscopic and Surgical Approaches for Obesity 
    AGC 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA - 10/7/2018
  • Endoscopic Approaches to Bariatric Management 
    ENDO 2018: 100th Endocrine Society Annual Meeting - Chicago, Illinios - 03/20/2018

Press Mentions

  • Balloons, Pills, Sleeves: Weight Loss Options Grow
    Balloons, Pills, Sleeves: Weight Loss Options GrowJune 7th, 2019
  • FDA Approves the AspireAssist®, a Minimally-Invasive Alternative to Weight Loss Surgery for People with Moderate to Severe Obesity
    FDA Approves the AspireAssist®, a Minimally-Invasive Alternative to Weight Loss Surgery for People with Moderate to Severe ObesityJune 14th, 2016
  • GI Windows to Present First-Ever Clinical Series Data on a Novel Non-Surgical Procedure to Treat Type 2 Diabetes at Digestive Disease Week® 2016
    GI Windows to Present First-Ever Clinical Series Data on a Novel Non-Surgical Procedure to Treat Type 2 Diabetes at Digestive Disease Week® 2016May 16th, 2016
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