C.T. Thompson, M.D., retired December 31, 1996
Surgical Associates -- Services
Dr. C.T. Thompson is a founding member of Surgical Associates.
Soon after Saint Francis Hospital
participation in the hospital's growth.
He served on numerous committees and as Chief of Surgery, Chief of Staff, and as a member of the Governing Board of Directors.
He also served as chairman of the Executive Committee of the board.
In 1996, Dr. Thompson was appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of Saint Francis, and later served as Executive Vice President of the Saint Francis Health System.
Dr. Thompson was born in Mississippi, but was raised in a small town in Louisiana.
undergraduate study at Northwestern Louisiana State University was interrupted by World War II.
The Navy sent him to the University of Mississippi and he then completed his medical studies at Harvard Medical School.
In 1983, the American College of Surgeons
recognized Dr. Thompson's
many contributions by presenting him with the organization's highest honor, the American College of Surgeons Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Thompson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Board of Surgery, Tulsa County Medical Society, Oklahoma State Medical Association, American Medical Association, Tulsa Surgical Society, Oklahoma Surgical Association, Alton Ochsner Surgical Society, American Association for Surgery for Trauma, Southern Surgical Association, Societe Internationale de Chirurgie, and Tulane Surgical Society.
Recently an endowed professorship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa was created in his name.