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John F. Thompson, MD

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426

Primary Location

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403
  • Specialties & Focus

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Education & Training

    Training

    Residency Program

    Wylers Children's Hospital

    Fellowship

    Babies Hospital (Columbia)

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    John F. Thompson, MD, is Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Thompson specializes in short bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, feeding disorder, and chronic abdominal pain.

    Dr. Thompson graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. and M.S. in Chemistry. He was awarded his Doctor of Medicine from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1977. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Wyler's Children's Hospital, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics in 1980, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Babies Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Thompson was Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for 15 years before he was recruited to CHAM in 2009.

    Under Dr. Thompson's leadership, the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at CHAM has shown remarkable growth and is now one of the premier programs in the country with expertise in inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology and liver transplantation, therapeutic endoscopy, intestinal failure, celiac disease, aerodigestive and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.

    Dr. Thompson is the director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at CHAM. His research focuses on ways to improve the lives and outcomes of children who have intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome, with multiple active Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved studies. He also is the Principal Investigator in two multicentered international clinical trials examining the effectiveness of teduglutide for the treatment of short bowel syndrome in children

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426


    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Medical Group-Eastchester
    440 White Plains RoadEastchester, NY 10709-2827 P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426 Additional Details
    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.741.2332 Additional Details
    Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
    141 South Central AvenueHartsdale, NY 10530-2319 P: 914.721.7120 Additional Details
    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.741.2332 F: 718.515.5426 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.4321 Additional Details
    INTERIM OR AMBULATORY SURGERY CHARGE ENTRY
    3 Executive PlazaYONKERS, NY 10701-6828 Additional Details
    ROSENTHAL 4 PRACTICE GASTROENTEROLOGY - CHAM
    111 E 210th StreetBRONX, NY 10467-2401 Additional Details
    WPH DAVIS AVENUE AT 33 PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY
    33 Davis AvenueWHITE PLAINS, NY 10601 Additional Details
    CHAM 3 PRACTICE GASTROENTEROLOGY
    3415 Bainbridge AveBronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    CHAM 4 PRACTICE GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION
    3415 Bainbridge AveBronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    CHAM 3 HEM ONC OP INFUSION
    3415 Bainbridge Ave, CHAM 3Bronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    CHAM 5 PRACTICE GASTROENTEROLOGY
    3415 Bainbridge AveBronx, NY 10467-2403 Additional Details
    HARTSDALE PRACTICE PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY
    141 South Central Park AvenueHartsdale, NY 10530 Additional Details
    ROSENTHAL 3 PRACTICE GASTROENTEROLOGY - CHAM
    111 E. 210th StreetBRONX, NY 10467-2401 Additional Details
    EASTCHESTER PRACTICE AT 440 PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY
    440 White Plains RoadEASTCHESTER, NY 10709-2827 Additional Details
    MOSES CLINICAL RESEARCH
    111 East 210th Street, MRT 4th FloorBronx, NY 10467 Additional Details