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Dr. Carlie Thompson is a breast surgeon who practices in Burbank and Westwood. She is board certified in general surgery and has completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship. She uses a multidisciplinary approach to expertly manage breast cancer, benign breast disease and women at high risk of developing breast cancer. She is a compassionate provider that cares deeply about her patients and their families.
Dr. Thompson obtained her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She received her surgery training at Northwestern University and the University of California San Francisco, during which she received several awards for teaching and compassion. She completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, where she graduated summa cum laude and was elected into Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
Dr. Thompson has over a decade of experience performing scientific and medical research and has won several awards for her work. She has authored many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has presented at a variety of national meetings. Her research interests include breast cancer screening, the evaluation of DCIS, and the neoadjuvant treatment of breast cancer.
Dr. Thompson is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.