Diane A. Thompson, MD

Diane A. Thompson, MD

Diane A. Thompson, MD

Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Location Info


180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Diane A. Thompson, MD


Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS, is an instructor in rehabilitation medicine at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. She earned an undergraduate and graduate degree in nursing from Hunter College. She received the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society's award for clinical excellence and practiced for many years as an adult nurse practitioner in primary care. Dr. Thompson went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Franklin Square Hospital (a community hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System), and completed her residency in Physical Medic...
Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS, is an instructor in rehabilitation medicine at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. She earned an undergraduate and graduate degree in nursing from Hunter College. She received the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society's award for clinical excellence and practiced for many years as an adult nurse practitioner in primary care. Dr. Thompson went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Franklin Square Hospital (a community hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System), and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and Weill Cornell.She is an attending on the acute inpatient rehabilitation unit, supervises the outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilation program, and sees patients in the outpatient practice at 180 Ft Washington Ave. Her areas of interest include neurological rehabilitaton, cardiopulmonary rehabiltiation, and obesity medicine.Dr. Thompson is also very involved in community health education and community service. She has been involved in organizing community health fairs and is a frequent guest speaker at many churches, community groups, and various chapters of the Lupus Foundation of America. She also writes a health column for a community news paper and hosts a syndicated radio health show and a health podcast.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards


  • Super Doctors Rising Stars 2018

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