Dr. Thompson, a native of Shreveport, completed his undergraduate work at LSU-Shreveport and received his Doctor of Medicine from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1979. He served both an internship and residency in family practice at LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. Board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine, he has practiced at South Shreveport Family Practice since 1982. Dr. Thompson is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, Shreveport Medical Society and Louisiana State Medical Society. He and his wife have two children and two grandchildren. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys reading, golf, sailing and spending time with family.