Dr. J. Travis Thompson
Meet Dr. Thompson
Dr. Thompson served as a general dental officer in the U.S. Army for three years before being selected to a four year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, where he graduated with honors. He was then promoted to Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at this Army level II trauma center and later was appointed Chief of Surgical Research at the U.S. Army Dental & Trauma Research Detachment.
Dr. Thompson grew up in Mundelein and attended Southern Illinois University for his B.A. He continued his education at the University of Illinois where he earned a B.S. as well as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. His clinical interests are in maxillofacial pathology & trauma and the management of complex medical patients. He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, trained in a combat casualty care course, and is a CPR instructor.
Dr. Thompson is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow in American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS), active member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ASDA) and is active in the Illinois Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ISOMS), the American Dental Association (ADA), and the Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
He is happily married to his wife, Jennifer and has three children. Dr. Thompson has interests in weightlifting, trap/skeet shooting, astronomy, and paleontology.