Chip Thompson, MD

Pain Management


Swain: (828) 488-4247 or Harris: (828) 586-7366



Dr. Thompson has practiced in western North Carolina for more than 18 years and has most recently practiced with Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery in Asheville.

Dr. Thompson completed a pain management fellowship at the University of South Carolina after a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Utah and an internship in internal medicine at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia.

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