||Eliot Lloyd Thompson, MD was born in Nashville, TN. However, he has
called Louisville home since the age of two. He received a BA in
Biology from the University of Louisville, where he was on
the Deans List, a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and the
recipient of the Mr. Black Diamond Choir Award. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of
Louisville where he was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar. He held
offices in the Student National Medical Association, and was active
in the American Medical Student Association during medical school.
His Internship and Residency in pediatrics were completed at the
University of Louisville School of Medicine through Kosair Children’s
Hospital. During his residency Dr. Thompson worked in the Neonatal
Intensive Care Units at Kosair Children’s Hospital and University
Hospital. He was one of three residents in his year chosen to
participate in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Transfer Program.
Although he chose to practice general
Pediatrics, he maintains a relationship with the University of
Louisville Department of Pediatrics where he is a Clinical
Instructor. Part of his duties involves hands on teaching of
Residents and medical students during their Pediatrics rotations.
The two things he likes most about practicing Pediatrics is
"teaching young doctors and watching the children grow up in my
practice." He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow in
good standing with the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Thompson has 17 year old twin sons, Nigel and Nuri
and a 10 year old son Jaylen, who are a constant source of amusement and challenge.
not spending time with them, "Dr. T" enjoys playing golf.
He also is a freelance musician. He has one album
to his credit, "God is Still Moving" by Keith Hunter and
several demo recordings. He played with the University of Louisville
Black Diamond Gospel Choir for 8 years, and several other local
choirs and jazz bands. He and Dr. Wooldridge were in a band called rockdox
until it's disbandment in 2000, but he still plays with other bands
like Counterpoint, Spur of the Moment, and Unlimited for
weddings and other special events. In fact, he has opened for
Al Green, the Temptations, the Emotions, BAR KAYS and Parliment,
just to name a few. He also is frequently seen at
Third Central United Christian Church (3900 West Broadway) sharing
his talent and love of music. In Dec. of 2004 and Dec. of 2005 Dr. T toured with
the Voices of Gospel in Switzerland.