Burke Thompson, MD, MPH, FACS

Board-Certified General Surgeon in Greensboro, NC

Dr. Thompson grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. He received his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. He then completed his residency in general surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Next, he completed a fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Miami. During that fellowship, Dr. Thompson also received a master’s degree in public health (MPH) which included research on injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. He is board certified by The American Board of Surgery in both general surgery and surgical critical care. He is the Associate Trauma Director for the Cone Health. In addition to general surgery and trauma surgery, Dr. Thompson’s interests include the surgical treatment of melanoma and sarcoma. He joined Central Carolina Surgery, in the summer of 2003 as a trauma surgeon, general surgeon and critical care specialist. He is currently accepting new patients.


B.S., University of South Florida, 1988-1992
M.D., University of South Florida, 1992-1996
Resident in General Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1996-2001
Fellow in Surgical Critical Care, University of Miami, 2001 -2002
M.P.H., University of Miami Department of Epidemiology and Public Health 2001-2004


Board Certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery

Professional Membership

American College of Surgeons