W. Scott Thompson, M.D.
Dr. Scott Thompson joined Retina Group of Florida after serving as Chief of the Resident Service and Instructor in Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. During that time, he supervised ophthalmologists-in-training and maintained an extremely active retinal practice.
Dr. Thompson graduated with honors from Dartmouth College, where he majored in Molecular Genetics. While at Dartmouth, he was honored with the Xerox Young Researcher Award. He earned his Medical Degree with high honors from The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and earned the Award of Excellence in Clinical Neurology. He completed his internship at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Thompson came to Miami for his residency training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, where he also completed his Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Medical Retina (with Dr. Don Gass). He served on the Bascom Palmer Faculty, prior to joining Retina Group of Florida. Dr. Thompson is Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
“Every day, our practice provides me with the opportunity to offer cutting-edge treatments to my patients, and each visit allows us to further preserve the precious gift of sight”— Dr. Scott Thompson
Dr. Thompson has performed research on the diagnosis and treatment of retinal disease, which has been presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Uveitis Society, and American Society of Retinal Specialists. His research is published in numerous medical journals.
Dr. Thompson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Miami Ophthalmological Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and American Society of Retina Specialists. He has served as President of the Broward County Ophthalmology Society, where he remains a member.