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W. Raleigh Thompson, MD, FACS

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W. Raleigh Thompson, MD, FACS

Board-Certified Pediatric Surgeon

  • Fluent in English & Spanish
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Former U.S. Navy Surgeon
Medical Director
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  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care


Dr. Thompson received his medical degree from the University of South Florida in 1982. He completed his surgery residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital and pediatric surgery residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was a surgeon with the US Navy from 1987 to 1994 and retired from the Reserves as a Captain. After two years at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center, he served as Chief of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Miami operating at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Children’s Hospital, and Baptist Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Thompson joined Advanced Pediatric Surgical Specialists in 2009 and serves as Medical Director for pediatric surgery at the Florida Hospital for Children and the Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement.

Dr. Thompson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery with special certifications in Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical Association and Florida Association of Pediatric Surgeons.


  • Board Certified, General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Residency, General Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
  • Medical Degree, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Florida Association of Pediatric Surgeons


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Orlando, Florida 32804

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Melbourne, Fl 32940

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