Rudolf Thompson, M.D.
Background & Specialties
Dr. Thompson is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Thompson, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his General Surgery Residency at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey and his Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey—New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Thompson has been in practice in Monmouth County his entire career.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Thompson has published articles in all three of the major plastic surgery journals including: The Annals of Plastic Surgery, The Aesthetic Surgery Journal, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has also published a chapter entitled Laser Hair Removal in Clinics of Plastic Surgery. In addition, he devotes a portion of his time to care for charity care patients, voluntarily and volunteers often to lecture to community groups, nursing staff, and health care providers in his areas of expertise in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has been featured on The Learning Channel’s: Trauma Life in the ER series for a limb–saving reconstructive surgery he performed at Jersey Shore Medical Center. Dr. Thompson is a featured Plastic Surgeon on The New Jersey Makeover Team.
Dr. Thompson also has a special interest in post–bariatric surgery body contouring and plastic surgery after massive weight loss, and he has lectured on the subject. He has received specialized training in these techniques and in most complex cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Thompson’s experience and training combined with his warm personal touch and compassion have made him one of the most sought after plastic and cosmetic surgeons in Monmouth County.