David Thompson

David Oliver Thompson

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)

Research and Practice Interests

Emergency Medicine

UC Health Clinical Focus

Emergency Medicine

UC Health Specialities

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

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

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

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

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