Erin Thompson, MD, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Erin Thompson joined the surgery staff at Willamette Valley Medical Center in 2018 with special interests in bariatric surgery, antireflux surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, and endoscopy. She received her medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama. She then completed a surgery residency at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California as well as a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery, including Bariatric surgery, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Dr. Thompson has published and presented her research on weight loss surgery at national meetings and is committed to ongoing improvement in the field. She believes in empowering patients through shared decision making and patient-centered care.
Dr. Thompson performs Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, as well as revisional bariatric surgery, including Gastric Band Removal, on a case-by-case basis.
She is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and holds professional memberships with the American College of Surgeons, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
Outside of work, Dr. Thompson enjoys hiking, biking, and reading a good book.