David Thompson

David Oliver Thompson , MD,MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical

Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Medical Sciences Building

COM Emergency Medicine - 0769


Bachelor of Arts: Brown University Providence, RI, 2000 (Education)

MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY, 2007 (Medicine)

Masters of Public Health: Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA, 2007 (Public Health)

Residency: Denver Health Denver, CO, 2011 (Emergency Medicine)


American Board of Emergency Medicine (Certification Date: 06-05-2012 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2023 )

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Emergency Medicine


Peer Reviewed Publications

Thompson, David O (2014. ) Loop drainage of cutaneous abscesses using a modified sterile glove: a promising technique.The Journal of emergency medicine, , 47 (2 ) ,188-91 More Information

Thompson, David O; Prendergast, Michael A; Shockley, Lee W (2012. ) Traumatic pneumothorax with air mimicking lung markings.The Journal of emergency medicine, , 43 (6 ) ,e463-4 More Information

Thompson, David O; Hurtado, Timothy R; Liao, Michael M; Byyny, Richard L; Gravitz, Craig; Haukoos, Jason S (2011. ) Validation of the Simplified Motor Score in the out-of-hospital setting for the prediction of outcomes after traumatic brain injury.Annals of emergency medicine, , 58 (5 ) ,417-25 More Information

Sande, Margaret; Thompson, David; Monte, Andrew A (2012. ) Fomepizole for severe disulfiram-ethanol reactions.The American journal of emergency medicine, , 30 (1 ) ,262.e3-5 More Information

Villar, Julian; Clement, Joseph P; Stotts, Jim; Linnen, Daniel; Rubin, David J; Thompson, David; Gomez, Antonio; Fee, Christopher (2014. ) Many emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock do not meet diagnostic criteria within 3 hours of arrival.Annals of emergency medicine, , 64 (1 ) ,48-54 More Information