Matt Thompson

Chief Medical Officer, Endologix, Irvine, USA

Professor Matt Thompson is Chief Medical Officer for Endologix Inc and an Adjunctive Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. Previously he was the Professor of Vascular Surgery at St George’s, University of London and a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at St Georges Vascular Institute (SGVI).

Professor Thompson trained at Cambridge, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, the University of Leicester and Adelaide. His named lectures include the Kinmonth Lecture (Vascular Society Great Britain and Ireland), the British Journal of Surgery Lecture (Vascular Society Great Britain and Ireland), and the Chee Song Memorial Lecture (British Society of Endovascular Therapy). He was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Vascular Society of Great Britain in 2017.

His clinical interests are in the treatment of aortic disease and endovascular surgery. Research interests include health service outcome research, clinical trials and translational investigations into aortic disease. Professor Thompson is the editor of the Oxford Textbook of Vascular Surgery and the Oxford Handbook of Vascular Surgery.

He has been the clinical director for three London-wide service reconfigurations (cardiovascular disease, major trauma and emergency services). He was Chair of the National Specialised Commissioning Clinical Reference Group for Vascular Services and was a founder of the British Society for Endovascular Therapy.