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Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Dr. Willard Thompson, MD

Neurosurgeon at Memorial Spine

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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

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How Dr. Willard Thompson, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Atlantoaxial Instability
  • Atlantooccipital Instability
  • Basilar Invagination
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Encepholitis
  • Extremity Dysfunction/Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Fractures
  • Head Injuries
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracranial Arachnoid Cysts
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Cysts
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Subluxation
  • Whiplash


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • CT Scan
  • Cranioplasty
  • Craniosynostosis Repair
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Dynamic Lumbar Stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back/Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Care
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Release Of Tethered Cord
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Syringo-Subarachnoid Shunt
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery

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

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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.