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Dr. Thompson is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon, specializing in breast-conserving (lumpectomy) and mastectomy surgeries. She is an assistant professor with the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Surgery.Her practice focuses on providing expert care for breast cancer patients using innovative approaches to breast tissue conservation, including nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM). Dr. Thompson is actively involved in breast oncology research and publications. Her studies include two-stage NSM, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) recurrence, arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the breast, perioperative changes to the nipple areola, and augmented reality using Microsoft HoloLens. Dr. Thompson has also been involved in research surrounding Rates of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Post Mastectomy: A Trend Analysis Across Race/Ethnicity and NSM after radiation. Dr. Thompson is a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS), Association of Women Surgeons (AWS), National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), and American Medical Association (AMA).