Barbara L. Thompson, MDBarbara 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”
2009-2012
and has been awarded the esteemed title of "Texas Super Doc"
by a panel of her peers five times, most recently in 2013 



Practice Location(s):

6710 Stewart Road, Suite 100
Galveston, Texas 77551

Appointment Line:
(409) 740-4030 or
(409) 772-2166

Fax Number:
(409) 740-4187

Hours:
Monday-Friday,

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:
Tuesday Only,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


After Hours
Appointment Line:

(409)772-2222
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