CALL NOW FOR AN APPOINTMENT 425.656.5060

Online Appointment Requests

For convenient scheduling, request an appointment online.

Jason H. Thompson, M.D.

Dr. Jason Thompson is board certified and a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who specializes in the care of patients with simple or complex problems of the neck or back. As an expert in the care of the spine, he may prescribe treatments including physical therapy, spinal injections, medications or massage, or he may perform surgical procedures including decompression, disc replacement, scoliosis correction or spinal fusion. Dr. Thompson has special interests in treating young adults with scoliosis and in using cutting-edge technology to reduce the “footprint” of spinal surgery.

Recognizing that each patient is unique, he helps each person develop an individualized treatment plan. Whether a patient comes to him with leg cramps from stenosis or a numb arm from a blown-out disc in the neck, his goal is helping people regain their maximum potential.

Dr. Thompson serves as Medical Director of The Spine Center, which allows him to improve his patients’ experience as they move through the office, hospital, and rehabilitation phases of treatment. Coordinating and collaborating with other experts, such as therapists, radiologists, and physiatrists, Dr. Thompson utilizes the strengths of a team approach to help his patients reach their goals. He believes in the power and success of an accurate diagnosis, rapid, individualized treatment, and multi-modality rehabilitative care.

Patients frequently refer their families and friends to Dr. Thompson, and he believes there is no greater compliment than a satisfied patient saying, “Thanks! Iʼll send my family to you.”

A Florida native, Dr. Thompson has embraced the beauties of the Pacific Northwest and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, sailing and skiing.

Clinical Focus:
Simple and complex care of the spine

Hospital Affiliation:
Valley Medical Center, Covington
Valley Medical Center, Renton

Professional Association:
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship Training:
Fellow, Advanced Clinical Experience in the Care of the Spine, University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, 2005

Residency:
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2004

Medical Education:
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1999

Undergraduate Education:
Wake Forest University, 1995

Dr. Thompson practices at Proliance Orthopedic Associates’ Renton and Covington offices. For more information or to make an appointment, call (425) 656-5010, visit Dr. Thompson’s web site at seattlespinedoc.com, or contact
drthompson@seattlespinedoc.com.

LOCATIONS

RENTON

4011 Talbot Rd S #300
Renton, WA 98055

Phone: 425.656.5060
Fax: 425.656.5047

COVINGTON

27005 168th Pl SE #201
Covington, WA 98042

Phone: 253.630.3660
Fax: 253.631.1591

Maple Valley

24060 SE Kent Kangley Rd,
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Phone: 425.358.7708
Fax: 425.656.5047

Latest POA News

  • 3 Tips to Get and Stay Motivated

    Fitness is fundamental to orthopedic health and overall wellbeing. While understanding the importance of an active lifestyle is a critical first step, finding the motivation to get moving is an entirely different challenge. How can you motivate yourself, and when you do, how can you sustain that motivation? Eliminate Excuses Between a busy work and …

  • To Walk or to Run?

    There’s no debate that walking and running are both excellent forms of exercise with plenty of benefits, from enhancing heart health to promoting stronger bones. So, when it comes to cardio, which should you choose – to walk or to run? Arguments can be made for both, so it’s worth considering your goals and the …

  • Eat These Foods to Speed Up Recovery After Surgery

    Recovery speed and effectiveness after orthopedic surgery are largely determined by what we eat. Not only does our body need more calories to recover, but surgery also causes a stress reaction in the body that elevates the metabolism and increases our need for calories. If we don’t fuel our recovery with the proper foods, complications …

Dr. Barrett's Blog

  • Total Joint Replacement, Obesity, and the Role of Bariatric Surgery

    The annual spring meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons was held in Miami, Florida, from May 3rd-5th of 2018. This symposium on “Managing the Bariatric Patient” reviewed the diagnosis, etiology and management of obesity. Nationally-recognized bariatric surgeons spoke to the orthopedic surgeons in attendance about medical ramifications of obesity, risks obesity …

  • Managing Joint Replacement Post-Op Opioid Use

    An article published in JBJS Feb. 2018 by Sabatino et al documented excess opioid prescribing for patients undergoing THA/TKA procedures. They noted that post-op pain management for several major orthopedic procedures accounts for a substantial portion of opioid medications prescribed in the US. The authors evaluated the prescribing habits and patient utilization following elective orthopedic procedures at …

  • The Importance of Physician Assistants

    There are over 1 million hip and knee replacements performed in the U.S. per year and this number is expected to increase significantly over the next decade. There is a finite number of orthopedic surgeons trained to perform this kind of surgery, and that number is not increasing at a rate to keep up with …