Background

Bradford B. Thompson, MD is the Director of the Division of Neurocritical Care, Medical Director of the Neurocritical Care Unit, and Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center for Neurocritical Care Services at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. He is an associate professor in neurology and neurosurgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is board certified in neurology, neurocritical care, and vascular neurology.

Dr. Thompson earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed his neurology residency at Rhode Island Hospital / Alpert Medical School before going on to a fellowship in vascular and critical care neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School.

His research focuses on several areas within vascular and critical care neurology, including brain death declaration, intracerebral hemorrhage, fever management, and communication with families of neurocritically ill patients.

Education

Degrees
2002
M.D. 
Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

1998
Pre-Medical Studies
Harvard Extension School, Cambridge, MA

1995
B.A., Summa Cum Laude
University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

Residencies
2005-2006
Chief Resident, Neurology, Brown University School of Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

2003-2006
Neurology, Brown University School of Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

2002-2003
Intern, Internal Medicine
Rush Presbyterian – St. Luke’s Medical Center
Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Fellowships
Vascular and Critical Care Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital/
Bringham and Women’s Hospital/
Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
United Council of Neurological Subspecialties

Credentials

Titles
Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Director, Division of Neurocritical Care
Medical Director, Neurocritical Care Unit
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center for Neurocritical Care Services

Awards, Memberships and Publications
Dr. Thompson has many honors, memberships and publications. To see a full list of credentials, download his CV.

Clinical Interests

vascular and critical care neurology, brain death declaration, intracerebral hemorrhage, fever management, familial communication

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