Charles E. Thompson III, MD, General And Bariatric Surgeon with Clarity Surgical

Get to know General And Bariatric Surgeon Dr. Charles E. Thompson III, who serves patients in Huntington Station, New York. 

Dr. Thompson is a General And Bariatric Surgeon serving Huntington Station and the surrounding communities. He is affiliated with Clarity Surgical – a practice offering a variety of weight loss solutions including weight loss surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and non-surgical options. 

Dr. Thompson III has been working to serve the NYC metro and Long Island communities since finishing training. He is committed to helping those in need and fostering a relationship with his patients that includes, trust, compassion, and confidence, courteous care. A patient’s decision to undergo weight loss surgery, or ANY surgery, is not easy. Dr. Thompson’s careful attention to his patient’s needs leads to the success his patients have in losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Thompson earned his Doctor of Medicine from Howard University. He then completed his General Surgery training at Howard University, in our nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Aside from training under and learning from nationally recognized surgeons in the field, Dr. Thompson presented surgical research at conferences and meetings around the world. Most notably, he traveled to Sydney, Australia, where his work under Dr. Clive Callender led to his invitation to speak.

It is at Howard University that Dr. Thompson cultivated a keen interest in weight loss surgery. Under the mentorship and guidance of Dr. Terrence Fullum, Dr. Thompson was accepted into one of the most respected bariatric surgery programs in the country at Cleveland Clinic Florida. This program, headed by Dr. Raul Rosenthal and Dr. Samuel Szomstein is where Dr. Thompson gained advanced training in the art of bariatric surgery. His time with Drs. Rosenthal and Szomstein resulted in several published articles/abstracts/book chapters related to the treatment and management of bariatric surgery patients.

Dr. Thompson is board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS  is an independent, nonprofit organization founded in 1937 to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge in the field of surgery. 

At the heart of treating patients is the trust that the patient gives the surgeon providing care. It is Dr. Thompson’s belief that absolute care is best delivered with open communication, and a partnership with his patients that will all but ensure positive results, and a safe, well-informed experience. Compassion. Trust. Confident and Courteous Care. These attributes are what Clarity Surgical uses in caring for every patient who entrusts their care with us.

Dr. Thompson is the lucky husband to Morgan Thompson. Together, they have 3 young children who keep the home a place of learning, excitement, and love.

Learn More about Dr. Charles E. Thompson III: 

Through his findatopdoc profile, or through Clarity Surgical, 


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