B. Gregory Thompson, M.D.

John E. McGillicuddy Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor, Otolaryngology
Professor, Radiology


Dr. B. Gregory Thompson, Jr. received his medical degree from the University of Kansas. Then, he completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh, followed by fellowships at the National Institutes of Health - Institute for Neurological Disease and Stroke and at Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ. In 1998, Dr. Thompson joined the faculty of the University of Michigan where he specializes in the treatment of stroke, cerebral aneurysm surgery, arteriovenous malformations, cerebrovascular surgery, cerebral vascular malformations, cavernous malformations, carotid endarterectomy/carotid stenosis/carotid occlusive disease, cerebrovascular surgery, cranial base surgery, acoustic neuroma surgery, and radiosurgery.

Dr. Thompson was the 2007 recipient of the University of Michigan Outstanding Clinician Award.

Clinical Interests

Brain aneurysms, acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas), neurofibromatosis (NF1 and NF2), meningiomas, cerebrovascular disorders, cranial base disorders, AVMs, cavernous malformations, carotid artery disease, and radiosurgery.

Honors & Awards

University of Michigan Outstanding Clinician Award, 2007


Medical School

University of Kansas, 1986


Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1993


Neurovascular, Skull-Base Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, 1994
Neuroradiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2004

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery

Published Articles or Reviews

A list of Dr. Thompson's recent publications is located here.