Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Neurosurgeon at Memorial Spine

Meet Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Memorial Spine.

He performs a wide range of spinal treatments, and is dedicated to restoring you to a high quality of life.

Dr. Thompson at a Glance

  • Dr. Thompson offers discectomies, decompressions, and fusions.
  • He treats pediatric spine disorders, spinal cord tumors, and spinal malformations.

Discuss your spine care options with Dr. Thompson.

Dr. Thompson is a member of Memorial Spine.

Directions to our primary location in

Savannah, GA

How Dr. Willard Thompson, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Altanto-occipital Instability
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Atlanto-axial Instability
  • Back Pain
  • Basilar Invagination
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Complex Hydrocephalus
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Encephalocele, Congenital And Acquired
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Fracture
  • Head Injury
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Arachnoid Cysts
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Syringomyelia/syrinx
  • Tethered Cord
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spinal Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Vertebral subluxation
  • Whiplash


  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Cranioplasty Techniques
  • Complex Craniosynostosis Repair
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Craniocervical Fusion Techniques
  • Discectomy
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epidural Spinal Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • PLIF: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Care
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Release Of Tethered Cord
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Syringo-subarachnoid Shunt
  • TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

  • "Great communication with patient. Very caring, listened, and explained things very well. Neck fusion surgery went very well, and I am glad I had chosen Dr Thompson to be my Dr. Staff and Dr. were very supportive before, and after surgery."
    — Memorial Spine Patient
  • "My daughter was sent to Dr. Thompson last year for Chiari Malformations. He was so nice and patient with her and me with all my questions. He made my child feel comfortable."
    — Memorial Spine Patient

Accolades for Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery - Backus Children's Hospital, Savannah, GA
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Neurological Surgery - University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Professional Affiliations

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery Section Member, AANS/CNS

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

4 E Jackson Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31405
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Additional Locations

4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
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Profile last updated: November 22, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.