Barbara L. Thompson, MD
Professor and Chair
Sealy Hutchings and Lucille Wright Hutchings Chair
Dr. Thompson joined UTMB’s Department of Family Medicine in 1972. Dr. Thompson became Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine in 1998. She attended medical school at UTMB and did an internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City. Following her internship, she returned to Galveston and became one of the first graduates of the Family Medicine Residency program at UTMB. Dr. Thompson is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. She also has added credentials in Geriatrics.
Dr. Thompson’s interests include medical student education, resident education and medical history and ethics.
Dr. Thompson was named one of the
“Best Doctors in America”
and has been awarded the esteemed title of "Texas Super Doc"
by a panel of her peers five times, most recently in 2013