David P. Thompson, M.D.
David P. Thompson, M.D.

Specializing In:

Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder Knee, Elbow and ankle, Rotator Cuff Repairs, All Reconstruction, Sports Medicine


  • University of Tampa–Bachelor of Science, Tampa, FL
  • University of California, Salk Institute-Master of Science, San Diego, California
  • University of South Florida College of Medicine–Medical Degree,Tampa, Fl

Medical Training:

  • Residency–Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Fellowship– Sports Medicine, Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Drs. David Leffers and Seth Gasser

Certifications and Memberships:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • NBME American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society


  • Professor, University of South Florida
  • Medical Director, Morton Plant Sports Medicine
  • Executive VP, OAWF
  • Medical Director, Longleaf Surgery Center
  • Team Physician, Clearwater High School and Calvary Christian High School
  • Team Physician, East Lake Hockey
  • Team Physician, Tampa Bay Storm, 2003-2012
  • Physician, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1998-1999