Jim Thompson, M.D., FACOG
Subspecialty fellowship trained in Reproductive Endocrinology and fertility/infertility, Dr. Thompson currently serves as a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition, Dr. Thompson has also held many prestigious positions during his career, including Secretary Treasurer, Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the New Mexico Section, District 8, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, or ACOG. He has been helping families realize the dream of having a child since 1986, and has received numerous awards due to his dedication and ongoing search for better techniques, practices, and technologies.
After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where he received his medical degree, Dr. Thompson went on to complete his residency training for Obstetrics/Gynecology at the University of Kansas in Wichita. From there, he continued his training with a 2 year subspecialty fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the Baylor College of Medicine.
In order to provide his patients with superior, experienced care, Dr. Thompson went on to become certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology where he later became a Diplomat. He also became a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, is Subspecialty Fellowship-Trained in Reproductive Endocrinology, and is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine as well as a Founding Member of the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology or SART.
While the credentials speak volumes of his commitment to higher education, Dr. Thompson strives to be a leader in his field in order to help more families ease the pain of infertility & fertility issues.
Founding a Better Facility
Dr. Thompson has founded two facilities which together hold numerous firsts in his field, including first frozen embryo pregnancy, first embryo donation, donor egg pregnancy, IVF pregnancy, transvaginal egg retrieval, in vitro embryo, blastocyst, and first ICSI. These cutting-edge facilities are the Center for Reproductive Medicine (CRMNM) and Fertility Center of New Mexico in 1986 and 2016 respectively.
By July of 1993, Dr. Thompson rightly celebrated his 100th child born to parents using in vitro fertilization, and since then there have been many more due to advances in the medical field for assisted reproduction.
Dr. Thompson has been voted “Top Doc” in Reproductive Medicine by his peers, and one of Albuquerque’s Top Doctors in Albuquerque the Magazine for 10 consecutive years.
To this date, Dr. Thompson remains focused on searching for new and improved ways to assist couples by means of egg donation, assisted hatching, vitrification, intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), preimplantation genetic diagnosis/screening (PGD/PGS), in vitro fertilization (IVF) and analyzing fertility/infertility success rates.