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Dr. Matthew Thompson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Silver Spring, MD

About Dr. Matthew Thompson

Matthew M. Thompson, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, knee and shoulder surgery, as well as general orthopedics and fracture care. He has served as an Assistant Team Physician for the New York Mets baseball team and provided team coverage for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as several high school football teams. He has taught courses in sports medicine and shoulder surgery to other surgeons both locally and nationally. He completed Fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the top-ranked Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. At the University of Kansas, he graduated with honors in Chemical Engineering and participated on the Track & Field team. He completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at George Washington University in Washington, DC. In addition to treating sports injuries and general orthopedic issues in patients of all ages, he specializes in shoulder replacement and complex injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee. His research interests and publications include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in young athletes, shoulder dislocations, hip biomechanics and athletic injuries, and baseball-specific orthopedic injuries. Dr. Thompson has also received Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopedics Surgery.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Medicine
  • George Washington University, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1902042013

Overall rating
4.7
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I felt that the doctor was great. The office staff, mainly the front desk personnel, seemed to be very unorganized andwere unfriendly and rude.
I felt that the doctor was great. The office staff, mainly the front desk personnel, seemed to be very unorganized and were unfriendly and rude.
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I only had a very short amount of time with the doctor because I had been made to wait for anhour and 40 minutes given that the person tasked with setting up the appointment had neglected to write mine into their system otherwise I was very happy with how all the staff responded to and helped me with my issue and very quickly tried to correct their mistake and enabled me to get to my next appointment without issue.
I only had a very short amount of time with the doctor because I had been made to wait for an hour and 40 minutes given that the person tasked withsetting up the appointment had neglected to write mine into their system otherwise I was very happy with how all the staff responded to and helped me with my issue and very quickly tried to correct their mistake and enabled me to get to my next appointment without issue.
Simon G. · July 16, 2019

Dr. Matthew Thompson's office locations

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

831 University Boulevard East, Suite 37

Silver Spring, MD 20903

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

12502 Willowbrook Road

Cumberland, MD 21502

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

12090 Old Line Ctr, #R10A

Waldorf, MD 20602

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

5632 Annapolis Rd, Suite 1

Blandensburg, MD 20710

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

16 North La Plata Ct

La Plata, MD 20646

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

14201 Park Center Dr, Suite #410

Laurel, MD 20707

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

610 Professional Drive, Suite 270

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Precision Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

221 American Way

Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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I felt that the doctor was great. The office staff, mainly the front desk personnel, seemed to be very unorganized and were unfriendly and rude.

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I only had a very short amount of time with the doctor because I had been made to wait for an hour and 40 minutes given that the person tasked with setting up the appointment had neglected to write mine into their system otherwise I was very happy with how all the staff responded to and helped me with my issue and very quickly tried to correct their mistake and enabled me to get to my next appointment without issue.

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The doctor listened to me fully, and gave his medical opinion and immediately followed through on it. He also gave recommendations for short and long term follow on care

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Friendly staff, Dr. THOMPSON is the best. Didn’t have to wait for appointment. Didn’t have to wait to make an appointment.

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Great charisma, really makes you feel at ease

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Dr. Thompson was very cordial and approachable.

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The staff was great, except the front desk. The were ruled, position themselves like they didn't want any customers there. Not a smile of courtesy at all. They were very impolite.

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Good bedside manner

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Dr. Thompson and his staff were helpful and efficient. They addressed my concerns and were very kind.

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The doctor seemed fine but the young women behind the check in desk did not know what they were doing. My daughter was the patient and she told me they almost x-rayed the wrong knee. She had to tell the tech at least twice which knee it was.

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Excellent bedside manner. Thorough, empathetic, and provided excellent explanation.

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Excellent service. Nice experience with Dr. Thompson

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Everyone is always friendly and polite. Staff is caring and professional.. Dr THOMPSON is the best!!

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Dr. Thompson was very attentive, knowledgeable, and personable. He put my mind at ease, and I am very pleased with the recommendations he made for me.

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Very pleasant physician

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Dr. Thompson was very pleasant and had a plan to utilize progressive treatment (least invasive- see what happens and then increase treatment if necessary). I prefer this method so it was a good visit for me.

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Dr THOMPSON is an excellent Dr w/great bedside manner. He is very down to earth. The front desk staff is very helpful and polite especially Oneida.

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Very professional and friendly, I felt very welcomed and I look forward to coming back.

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I broke both bones in my leg, just above the ankle. Dr. Thompson did my surgery. I had to have a plate & 6 screws put in. The only pain that I had was some discomfort from the staples that closed the incision. I've since had the staples removed, and am well on my way to recovery. Great doctor. Really nice guy. Great staff. Nice clean office in a great location. Takes Obama-care. Awesome!

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The staff was very polite. The appointment was efficient and quick. My son was very comfortable with the doctor. He was very knowledgeable about my son's diagnosis and what treatments would be necessary. I would definitely recommend him.

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Very good doctor, reception personnel was not professional.

More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Thompson was very knowledgeable about my knee issue and provided options for immediate treatment and long term treatment. I recommend his practice!

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I'm aware that you cannot expect to be in an out from a Doctor's office, is ridiculous though that if your appointment is at 3:30 and you don't get to see the Doctor until almost 5:00 because he's overbooked trying to jump from one patient to the next! I call it greediness.

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Very friendly staff. Prompt and efficient.

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Very informative

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I felt confident in his advice and analysis of my situation. He seemed very knowledgeable and competent.

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Dr. Thompson was very professional and answered all our questions. The office staff was excellent and we were seen on time.

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I was surprised with the wait time. The doctor was great as all his reviews everywhere stated. I drove out of my area because he had great reviews. I wasn't disappointed either. The staff was also great very professional.

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What a kind, professional and knowledgeable doctor!

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Dr. Thompson was very straight forward and made me feel at ease about the procedure that I need to get done. I feel very comfortable about my upcoming surgery.

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Very pleasant and knowlegble

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Took his time, explained why avoiding surgery was the best option for my overall mobility (which I found surprising coming from an orthopedic surgeon), and sited research that he and others conducted to back up his diagnosis.

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Dr. Thompson was great and the entire staff was very friendly and helpful.

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The Bladensburg office is extremely dated and the office staff seemed a bit inexperienced but the doctor was great. The office not so much.

More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Thompson was excellent. Great bedside manner and I felt confident in his treatment approach.

More than 1 year ago
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Great service from the time in the door until out. Electronic check-in was convenient and staff at front desk were courteous and quick. Bedside manner was excellent, from the Xray technician to the Doctor. Both east going and easy to talk to. Doctor always smiling. Answered all my questions and gave clear directions and consultation. Highly recommended.

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I appreciated an early appointment as I was in pain. 48hours The staff were relaxed and friendly. The consultation was smooth and not hurried. I will recommend him highly.

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Dr. Thompson is very knowledgeable, but he seems very rushed. The office is not very organized and the wait is awful! If I had the opportunity to go somewhere else for my broken ankle I would. For this to be an orthopedic office, there is not much seating and the staff is not very sympathetic to the disabilities of the patients due to this. The waiting room does not have enough chairs, and often people are standing without seats since the wait is so long.

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Dr. Thompson is very professional and very personable. He doesn't over-prescribe, try to sell you ortho equipment, or go straight for the surgery option. I definitely recommend Dr. Thompson.

More than 1 year ago
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Great Dr!! Staff was pleasant and friendly. Would definitely recommend this Dr.

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At Last! A doctor who believes me and has actually treated what I have! I am so grateful and thankful! Maybe finally I can get some relief!

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Friendly and professional staff. Short wait time and really liked the Doctor.

More than 1 year ago
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I thought the doctor was very nice but the front desk staff were all unprofessional and rude.

More than 1 year ago
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Honestly, Dr. Thomas and the X Ray technician were great. The front desk team was terrible. They were all in a terribly sour mood and when you come to an Orthopedic doctor's office, most folks are in a lot of pain and probably pretty grumpy. Courteousness and smiling goes a LONG way to make people feel better. I had to tell them that I had a co-pay, they had no idea. Front desk team 0 out of 10. Doctor and med team - 8-10. I deducted a couple of points because I had to wait to 2 hours past my appointment time.

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The Dr. was great! I only had an issue with the professionalism of the front desk crew, 3 out of 4 of them seem like they didn't want to be there.

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The doctor was great. The front desk staff attempted to charge me for a outstanding co pay for a day I never came. Eventually got it all straightening out but the staff was not pleasant about giving a receipt for my visit. Not a big deal just a little aggitating.

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He was nice And very helpful!!

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The wait time was a little long due to numerous new patients who of course had to do all of the registration paperwork. Highly recommended.

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