Earl Thompson IV

Earl V Thompson IV , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Christ Hospital Medical Office Building
Room 524
2139 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-929-0117
Email earl.thompson@uc.edu


Bachelor's Degree: Dartmouth College 2006 (Religion and Molecular Biology)

Medical Degree: Weill Cornell Medical College 2010

General Surgery Residency: Medstar Washington Hospital Washington, DC, 2015

Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania 2016 (Colon and Rectal Surgery)


American Board of Surgery (Certification Date: 03-08-2016 )

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Certification Date: 09-22-2018 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2024 )

Clinical Interests

Anal Dysplasia

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Adenomatous Polyposis Coli

Adenomatous Polyps

Adenosquamous Carcinoma

Anal Cancer

Anal Fissure

Anal Fistula

Anal Itching (Pruritis ani)

Bowel Obstruction

C. difficile colitis (Pseudomembranous colitis)


Cecal Cancer


Colon Cancer

Colon Polyps

Colonic Disease

Colonic Diverticulitis

Colonic Polyps

Colorectal Cancer


Crohn's Disease

Digestive System Disease

Enterocutaneous Fistula

Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Fecal Incontinence

Fissure in Ano

Gastrointestinal Cancers

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Jejunal Cancers

Metastasis Cancers

Mucinous Adenocarcinoma

Mucinous Carcinoma


Neuroendocrine Tumors

Parastomal Hernia

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Organ Prolapse


Proctitis (Rectal inflammation)


Pyoderma Gangrenosum

Rectal Cancer

Rectal Diseases

Rectal Fistula

Rectal Prolapse

Rectal Ulcer syndrome


Rectovaginal Fistula

Sigmoid Cancer

Small Bowel Cancer

Small Intestine and Colon Diseases

Small Intestine Cancer

Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome

Ulcerative Colitis



Research and Practice Interests

Benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus, with special interest in pelvic surgery.


Peer Reviewed Publications

Thompson, Earl V; Snyder, Jonathan R (2019. ) Recognition and Management of Colonic Perforation following Endoscopy.Clinics in colon and rectal surgery, , 32 (3 ) ,183-189 More Information

Paulson, E Carter; Thompson, Earl; Mahmoud, Najjia Surgical Site Infection and Colorectal Surgical Procedures: A Prospective Analysis of Risk Factors.Surgical infections, , 18 (4 ) ,520-526 More Information

Nelson, Bailey; Meier, Teresa; Zhang, Yin; Wang, Kyle; Mascia, Anthony E; Paquette, Ian; Thompson, Earl; Rafferty, Janice; Snyder, Jonathan; Olowokure, Olugbenga; Sohal, Davendra; Kharofa, Jordan (2023. ) Feasibility Trial of Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy to Reduce Toxicity in Anal Cancer Patients.American journal of clinical oncology, , 46 (7 ) ,293-299 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Christ Hospital Medical Office Building
Room 524
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-929-0117