Jon S. Thompson, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Chief of General Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Shackleford Professor of Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
983280 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3280, USA
Phone: 402-559-7182
Fax: 402-559-6749

Curriculum Vitae


University of Colorado School of Medicine, M.D. cum laude


General Surgery, University of Colorado Medical Center


Section of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery General Surgery
American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Academic Appointment:

Professor of Surgery

Other Appointments:

Chief, Division of General Surgery


Colon and Rectal, Gastrointestinal and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Research Interests: Colon and Rectal
Gastrointestinal Surgery


  • Are C, Stoddard HA, O'Holleran B, Thompson JS. A multinational perspective on "lifestyle" and other perceptions of contemporary medical students about general surgery. Ann Surg. 08-2012: 378-86 Abstract
  • Simorov A, Shaligram A, Shostrom V, Soilesen E, Thompson JS, Oleynikov D. Laparoscopic color resection trends in utilization and rate of conversion to open procedure: a national database review of academic medical centers. Ann Surg. 09/2012: 462-8 Abstract
  • Are C, Lometh C, Stoddard H, Azarow K, Thompson JS. A preliminary review of a pilot curriculum to teach open surgical skills during general surgery residency with initial feedback. Am J Surg. 07/2012: 103-9 Abstract
  • Richardson BE, Vanderwounde EA, Sudan R, Leopold DA, Thompson JS. Gastric bypass does not influence olfactory function in obese patients. Obes Surg. 2/2012: 283-6 Abstract
  • Cason JS, Smith L, Are M, Edney J, Azarow K, Mercer DW, Thompson JS, Are C. National trends in minimally and open operative experience of graduating general surgery residents: implications for surgical skills cirricula development? Am J Surg. 12/2011: 720-6 Abstract
  • Simorov A, Reynoso JF, Dolghi O, Thompson JS, Oleynikov D. Comparison of perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open abdominoperineal resection. Am J Surg. 12/2012: 666-70 Abstract
  • Are C, Stoddard HA, Prete F, Trangiang S, Northam LM, Chan S, Lee J, Jani P, Protic M, Venkateshwarulu S, Sarla A, Thompson. An international perspective on interest in a general surgery career among first-year medical students. Am J Surg. 9/2011. Abstract
  • Thompson JS, Weseman R, Rochling F, Grant W, Botha J, Langnas A, Mercer DF. Radiation therapy increases the risk hepatobiliary complications in short bowel syndrome. Nutr Clin Pract. 8/2011: 474-8 Abstract
  • Boland E, Thompson JS, Grant WJ, Botha J, Langnas AN, Mercer DF. Massive bowel resection during pregnancy causing short bowel syndrome. Am Surg. 12/2011: 1589-92 Abstract
  • Thompson JS, Weseman R, Rochling FA, Mercer DF. Current management of the short bowel syndrome. Surg Clin North Am. 6/2011: 493-510 Abstract

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