John G. Thompson Jr., MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Duke University
Durham, N.C.
Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry 1968
Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Doctorate of Medicine 1973
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Atlanta, GA
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Atlanta, GA
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Atlanta, GA
Nephrology 1976-1977

Hospital Affiliations

Baptist Hospital
St. Thomas Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors® in America 2006-2012, 2014

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

University Appointments:
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Tutor in Physical Diagnosis, Nashville General Hospital 1977-1989
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
Board of Directors, Alive Hospice of Nashville 1986-1990
Vice President Board, Alive Hospice of Nashville 1989-1990
Search Committee, Alive Hospice of Nashville 1990
Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee, Alive Hospice of Nashville
Nashville Academy of Medicine Task Force on AIDS 1989
Alumni Admission Advisory Committee, Duke University 1986-1998
Quality Assurance Committee, The Out patient Diagnostic Center 1990
Consultant to the Clergy Family Project Committee, The Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee 1988
Chairman Hospital Ethics Committee, Baptist Hospital 1994-1998
Assistant Scoutmaster BSA Troop 31 St. George's Episcopal Church 1994-2000
Battle Ground Academy Board of Visitors 1996-1998
Ethics Committee Nashville Academy of Medicine 1997-2002
Board of Directors Baptist Hospital 2002
Board of Directors Siloam Family Health Center 2003, Vice Chairman 2007
Board Baptist Healing Trust 2002-present


American Board of Internal Medicine 1976
Advanced Achievement in Internal Medicine, recertification 1987

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Archie

    I interviewed Dr. Thompson before ever suggesting him to my 84 year old father. Wow, what an interview! Since then Dr. Thompson ha...

  • Member: Mike

    Dr. Thompson has been my primary care doctor for many years. He is also the primary care doctor for my wife. He has helped me tr...

  • Member: Sam

    A caring and professional relationship has continued for the past forty years with Dr. Thompson - knowing that I can reach him if ...

  • Member: Kathleen

    Dr.Thompson is not only by doctor, he is my friend, and has been for about 40+/-years. I have told him he can't retire until I di...