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Bradford Thompson, MD
Director of Neurocritical Care, Rhode Island Hospital
Bradford Thompson, MD is the director of the division of neurocritical care at Rhode Island Hospital and an assistant professor of neurology and neurosurgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
His research interests include studying outcomes in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury. He has been involved in numerous clinical trials focusing on clinical research in acute stroke patients, including the use of desmoteplase in acute ischemic stroke, the use of high-flow oxygen in ischemic stroke and antihypertensive treatment in acute cerebral hemorrhage. He has also participated in trials evaluating endarterectomy versus carotid stenting in patients with carotid stenosis.
He is a member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, The Society of Critical Care Medicine, The Neurocritical Care Society, and The American Academy of Neurology. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for the editorial board of the journal Stroke.
Thompson received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center/Rush Medical College and his residency in neurology at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School, where he also served as chief resident.
He completed a fellowship in vascular and critical care neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and completed the program in clinical effectiveness at Harvard School of Public Health.
- Medical School: Rush University Medical College
- Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
- Fellowship: Brigham & Women\'s Hospital / Massachusetts General Hospital
- Neuro-Critical Care
- Vascular Neurology