Callie M. Thompson, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Interim Director of Vanderbilt’s Burn Center

Nashville
Tennessee
37212

Dr. Thompson joins our surgical faculty in the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care after completing a Trauma/Burn/Critical Care fellowship at the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA. Her clinical interests include care of the traumatically injured patient and emergency general surgery.
Dr. Thompson is board certified in general surgery from the American Board of Surgery and she received her certificate in surgical critical care from the American Board of Surgery this year. She is a member of the American Burn Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the Association of Women Surgeons.

Research
Her research focus is on inflammation and the host’s response to trauma and burn injury, genetic variations and their associations with outcomes after traumatic injury including hypertrophic scarring, and patient-reported outcomes after burn injury. Thompson’s recently published articles include Explosion Injuries from E-Cigarettes, New England Journal of Medicine; What score on the Vancouver Scar Scale constitutes a hypertrophic scar? Results from a survey of North American burn-care providers, Burns; Traumatic injury, early gene expression, and gram-negative bacteremia, Critical Care Medicine; and Genetic risk factors for hypertrophic scar development, Journal of Burn Care and Research. 

Education
Dr. Thompson received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. She completed internship and residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, including a two year research fellowship at Harborview Medical Center, and a fellowship in Trauma/Burn/Critical Care at the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

CONTACT
Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care 
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 21st Avenue South
338 Medical Arts Building
Nashville, TN  37212
Fax: (615) 936-0139

PATIENTS
Vanderbilt Burn Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1211 Medical Center Drive
11 South, Room 11234
Nashville, TN 37232
Patient Unit: (615) 322-4590    
Transfer patient: (615) 875-4000
Fax: (615) 343-4844
​Appointments (615) 936-2876
Callie.Thompson@vumc.org