Meet Dr. Thompson

Dr. L. Sean Thompson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon providing skilled, compassionate care for patients throughout the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan region. At his state-of-the-art practices in Jamaica Estates, Manhattan and Union, NJ, Dr. Thompson offers experienced care for an array of conditions, including joint replacement, hip, knee and shoulder surgery, anterior hip replacement, and orthopaedic trauma surgery.

With subspecialties in joint replacement and sports medicine, Dr. Thompson is committed to providing patient-centered, evidence-based care using precise techniques and advanced technology, including navigation surgery, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, and robot-assisted surgery.

Dr. Thompson provides individualized, comprehensive patient care using the highest standards of professionalism and ethics with both preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation services offered on site for greater patient convenience and optimal results. In addition, Dr. Thompson is dedicated to ensuring each patient receives the time, attention and education about their care options so they feel confident throughout every phase of their treatment.

After completing his degree at UCLA, Dr. Thompson completed his residency at SUNY Stony Brook, followed by a fellowship in adult joint reconstruction at NYU School of Medicine Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he also served as an assistant professor.

When not caring for patients, Dr. Thompson enjoys participating in youth mentoring activities, volunteering his medical services in under-served communities, playing golf and cross-training, and playing the saxophone, as well as spending time with his wife and children. He also has a passion for exotic cars.

Dr. Thompson welcomes new patients at his practices in Manhattan, Jamaica Estates, NY, and Union, NJ. He speaks English and Spanish, and the practice accepts most major medical insurance plans.

 

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Thompson Medical

Dr. L. Sean Thompson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon providing skilled, compassionate care for patients throughout the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan region. At his state-of-the-art practices in Jamaica Estates, Manhattan and Union, NJ, Dr. Thompson offers experienced care for an array of conditions, including joint replacement, hip, knee and shoulder surgery, anterior hip replacement, and orthopaedic trauma surgery.

With subspecialties in joint replacement and sports medicine, Dr. Thompson is committed to providing patient-centered, evidence-based care using precise techniques and advanced technology, including navigation surgery, minimally-invasive surgical techniques, and robot-assisted surgery.

Dr. Thompson provides individualized, comprehensive patient care using the highest standards of professionalism and ethics with both preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation services offered on site for greater patient convenience and optimal results. In addition, Dr. Thompson is dedicated to ensuring each patient receives the time, attention and education about their care options so they feel confident throughout every phase of their treatment.

After completing his degree at UCLA, Dr. Thompson completed his residency at SUNY Stony Brook, followed by a fellowship in adult joint reconstruction at NYU School of Medicine Hospital for Joint Diseases, where he also served as an assistant professor.

When not caring for patients, Dr. Thompson enjoys participating in youth mentoring activities, volunteering his medical services in under-served communities, playing golf and cross-training, and playing the saxophone, as well as spending time with his wife and children. He also has a passion for exotic cars.

Dr. Thompson welcomes new patients at his practices in Manhattan, Jamaica Estates, NY, and Union, NJ. He speaks English and Spanish, and the practice accepts most major medical insurance plans.

 


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Our Approach

Each patient is unique so our goal is to get to know you as a partner in your care. Open communication, personal attention, and shared decision-making provide the foundation for our relationship.

We begin with a comprehensive physical examination using the most advanced imaging technology available. That enables us to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. We will then develop an individualized treatment plan to relieve your discomfort and restore function while minimizing any possible risks.

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Our Services


Joint Reconstruction
  • Total Hip Joint Replacement (THR)
  • Total Knee Joint Replacement (TKR)
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing (PKR)
  • Custom Fit Knee Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Complex Revision Surgery for Joint Replacements
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
  • MIS Hip Replacement Using a Direct Anterior Approach (DAA)
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery (Navigation)
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Arthritis Surgery

Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Fracture Care of the Upper and Lower Extremity
  • Surgical Treatment of Fractures of the Hand & Wrist
  • Surgical Treatment of Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
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New Patient Information

If you are a new patient, please arrive to your appointment early in order to complete the registration process. In addition, please bring the following:

  • Driver's License or State ID
  • Referral (If Required by Insurer)
  • Insurance Information
  • Copies of Operation Records, Medical Records, X-rays, MRIs, and CT Scans from Prior Doctor Visits
  • A List of Current Medications and Any Known Allergies
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Patient Forms

Provided on our website are various forms that require completion prior to your visit and/or surgery. Please download the appropriate form as directed by your physician and/or staff by clicking on the name of the form. If you cannot access the form, please click on the Adobe icon. This will allow you to download this software, providing access to the forms. Please bring the completed form(s) with you to your scheduled visit. This will help expedite the registration process. Thank you.

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In the News

DR. THOMPSON IN THE NEWS - Click on the links below to learn more:
Sean Thompson, Noted Orthopaedic Surgeon, Opens Two New Facilities

"In order to provide patients with convenient, easily accessible care, Dr. Sean Thompson, a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon and Chief of Adult Reconstruction at North Shore LIJ Forest Hills, has opened two new offices."

US-Based Jamaican Doctor Comes To The Assistance Of Persons Needing New Hips

"For the last 10 years, Joan Russell has lived with the bones in her hips degenerating. Her ability to walk become more excruciating as her life was destabilised by osteoarthritis."

Dr. Thompson Added as Orthopedic Surgeon at Jamaica Hospital

"Jamaica Hospital has expanded its total joint replacement services, including adding a total joints specialist to the hospital’s orthopedic staff."


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Featured Article


Postoperative Complication Rates in the “Super-Obese” Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Population:
The Journal of Arthroplasty

Abstract
The effect of obesity on the outcomes of total joint arthroplasties is an ongoing concern. As obesity beocmes more endemic, new categories emerge, such as the "super-obese." We conducted a retrospective study to determine the difference in outcomes among the super-obese. When categorized according to the body mass index (BMI), the overall rate of complications was higher for patients with BMI of 45 or higher. --> Click HERE to learn more.

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Major Insurances Accepted

We accept most major insurance plans. If you have any questions regarding insurance plans accepted, please contact our office directly.

Fees & Payments:

We make every effort to decrease the cost of your medical care. Therefore, we request payment arrangements for all office services at the time they are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made. We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover for your convenience. If we are a participating provider of your insurance company, we will bill them. However, payment is the patient's responsibility. We will help in any way we can to assist you in handling claims.

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AARP
Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
Cigna
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Plan
GHI
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Multiplan PHCS
UnitedHealthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • "I am ever so grateful to you, Dr. Thompson, for the expertise and follow-up during my recent surgery and recuperation."

    Joyce H.
  • "There are no words adequate enough to express my joy and gratitude for my successful hip revision which you performed on March 8, 2011."

    Gloria C.
  • "I want to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Thompson for giving me my mobility back pain free. I am now able to perform my daily routines without experiencing agony."

    Diana Q.
  • "Your work on my mom was fantastic! You are undoubtedly an expert in the filed that takes great pride in your work. You have a divine gift!"

    Giovanna A.
  • "Allow me to express sincere thanks to you for performing a very successful surgery on my mother's knee. This was only possible because of your knowledge and expertise."

    Verified Patient