David Thompson, MD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
+1 415 206-5779
UCSF School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine, Box 1377
1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 6A
San Francisco, CA, 94110
Brown University
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
MPH: Harvard School of Public Health
Residency: Denver Health Medical Center
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Neurologic Emergencies

University and National Positions:
Neurologic Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT)-Co-Investigator
SFGH Sepsis Task Force
SFGH Code Blue Committee

San Francisco Health Commission 2012 Recognition Award for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Excellence in Teaching Award - Academy of Medical Educators 2012
Quarterly Teaching Award - UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency Program


Many emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock do not meet diagnostic criteria within 3 hours of arrival.

Annals of emergency medicine

Villar J, Clement JP, Stotts J, Linnen D, Rubin DJ, Thompson D, Gomez A, Fee C

Traumatic pneumothorax with air mimicking lung markings.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Thompson DO, Prendergast MA, Shockley LW

Validation of the Simplified Motor Score in the out-of-hospital setting for the prediction of outcomes after traumatic brain injury.

Annals of emergency medicine

Thompson DO, Hurtado TR, Liao MM, Byyny RL, Gravitz C, Haukoos JS

Fomepizole for severe disulfiram-ethanol reactions.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Sande M, Thompson D, Monte AA

Retrobulbar hematoma from warfarin toxicity and the limitations of bedside ocular sonography.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Thompson D, Stanescu C, Pryor P, Laselle B