Errington C. Thompson, MD, FACS, FCCM



Clinical Interests



Dr. Thompson's interests include ventilator management, end of life decision making and invasive patient monitoring.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Dallas, Texas)
  • Residency: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
  • Fellowship: Washington University - Surgical Critical Care (St. Louis, Mo.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Society of Black Academic Surgeons
  • Member, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Member, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine


  • Certified: American Board of Surgery, subspecialty certification in Surgical Critical Care

Marshall Surgery - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 2500 (2nd Floor)
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1200

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Thompson, Errington. 2018. A Trauma Surgeon on Trial Bulletin American College of Surgeons

Barry RG, Wolbert TT, Mozaffari FB, Ray PD, Thompson EC, Gress TW, Denning DA. 2018. Comparison of Geriatric Trauma Outcomes When Admitted to a Medical or Surgical Service After a Fall. J. Surg. Res. 2018 12 7;233:391-396.
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Barry R, Thompson E. 2018. Outcomes after rib fractures in geriatric blunt trauma patients. Am. J. Surg. 2018 3 18;215(6):1020-1023.
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Wolbert T, Leigh EC, Barry R, Thompson EC, Gress T, Ajmera A, Arrington AK. 2018. Later Stage Disease and Earlier Onset of Rectal Cancer: Epidemiology and Outcomes Comparison of Rectal Cancer in a Rural Appalachian Area to State and National Rates. Am Surg. 2018 8 23;84(7):1229-1235.
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Knight CJ, Wanko Mboumi I, Thompson EC. 2017. Severe pelvic fracture with profound hypotension: a case report and treatment algorithm. J Surg Case Rep. 2017 6 16;2017(6):rjx093.
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Majidi S, Golembioski A, Wilson SL, Thompson EC. 2017. Acute Pancreatitis: Etiology, Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. South. Med. J. 2017 11 4;110(11):727-732.
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Thompson, EC. 2016. Race and the ICU

Yung MY, Murray J, Thompson EC. 2016. Blunt aortic trauma in a patient with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI. J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Mar;2016(3).
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Mboumi IW, Thompson, EC. 2016. Subclavian Vein Central Line Catheter Mistakenly Placed in the Aorta: A Case Report and How to Avoid Complications

Thompson EC, Knight CJ. 2016. Modern Evaluation of Abdominal Trauma Thompson EC, Knight CJ. (2016) "Modern Evaluation of Abdominal Trauma," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol 2: Iss 2, Article 6