Daniel E. Thompson, M.D.

Specialties

Physician assistants / nurse practitioners

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Daniel Thompson specializes in shoulder, hip, and knee surgery, especially restoring patients’ sports abilities and function using surgical reconstruction or joint replacement. He enjoys providing meticulous patient care, and outside of work Dr. Thompson enjoys running, skiing, and travel, and has participated in medical mission work in Cameroon and Belize.

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Bio

His early interest in mechanics and technology combined with a love for working with people led Dr. Daniel Thompson into the field of orthopedics. Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Dr. Thompson earned a BS in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University in Stanford, California, and then earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He completed both his general surgery internship and orthopedic residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

From the first office visit through surgery, Dr. Thompson enjoys providing meticulous patient care. He is particularly adept at restoring people’s function through surgical reconstruction or joint replacement. His special interests within orthopedics include cartilage restoration procedures, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, joint replacement, and adult and pediatric trauma.

As an active participant in research projects throughout medical school and residency, Dr. Thompson was a recipient of multiple scholarships and was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Thompson enjoys running, skiing and travel. He has participated in medical mission work in Cameroon and Belize.

Education & Training

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Surgery Center/Springfield
  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Potomac View Surgery Center LLC
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Team Physician, Robert E. Lee High School
  • Team Physician, Robinson High School

Organizations & Awards

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative hip loose bodies treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Wrist fracture surgery

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His early interest in mechanics and technology combined with a love for working with people led Dr. Daniel Thompson into the field of orthopedics. Originally from Alexandria, Virginia, Dr. Thompson earned a BS in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University in Stanford, California, and then earned his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He completed both his general surgery internship and orthopedic residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

From the first office visit through surgery, Dr. Thompson enjoys providing meticulous patient care. He is particularly adept at restoring people’s function through surgical reconstruction or joint replacement. His special interests within orthopedics include cartilage restoration procedures, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, joint replacement, and adult and pediatric trauma.

As an active participant in research projects throughout medical school and residency, Dr. Thompson was a recipient of multiple scholarships and was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

Dr. Thompson enjoys running, skiing and travel. He has participated in medical mission work in Cameroon and Belize.

  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Medical Degree
  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Science

Certifications

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Surgery Center/Springfield
  • OrthoVirginia Operatory
  • Potomac View Surgery Center LLC
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Team Physician, Robert E. Lee High School
  • Team Physician, Robinson High School

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative hip loose bodies treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Partial (unicondylar) knee replacement
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Total joint replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Wrist fracture surgery

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