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Foot & Ankle

Corey Thompson, MD

Foot & Ankle Center

Dr. Corey Thompson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon with extensive training in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Thompson's surgical interest include all aspects of operative and nonoperative foot and ankle care, including trauma and sports-related injuries, ligament and tendon injuries, post-traumatic arthritis and deformity correction.

Dr. Thompson has published work in multiple peer-reviewed orthopaedic surgery journals. He also serves as a lecturer in instructing UNC-Chapel Hill orthopedic surgery residents. In addition, he takes great pleasure in volunteering his time on charity surgery trips to Nicaragua.

Dr. Thompson is married with two sons and lives in Raleigh. He enjoys spending time outdoors both watching and playing sports, fishing, hiking and traveling.

  • Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Internship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Fellowship: Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic & Reconstructive Research, Houston, TX
  • Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.


4/24/2023 My foot.

4/20/2023 I appreciate all of the doctors and staff for their compassion and help with my health.

4/20/2023 This was my first time at this facility. It is beautiful and everyone was very kind.

4/1/2023 The time Dr Thompson took to examine, explain and discuss issues.

3/18/2023 Patient doesn't seem to have to wait long to be called back to be examined.

3/15/2023 Courtesy and time spent making sure that l fully understood the problem and the best way to properly help the healing process.

3/12/2023 I am very please with my total experience

3/7/2023 The doctor was very thorough and really took time to explain options.

3/6/2023 Every aspect of my visit, from registration to x-ray to 2 discussions with Dr. Thompson could not have been easier or more productive!

2/20/2023 All around staff were kind, considerate, knowledgeable and professional !

2/18/2023 Outstanding services

2/16/2023 Friendliness and prodessionalism

2/16/2023 Dr took time to explain me everything clearly and listen to my concerns. Since I am not a native english speaker, I appreciate it

2/16/2023 Quick and efficient

2/14/2023 Dr Thompson explained the type of surgery he would be able to do on my right foot.

2/14/2023 The cast was put on with excellent care and consideration for my feelings.

2/13/2023 Great staff very friendly and pt department is great also!

2/12/2023 Dr. Thompson was attentive to me describing all the surgeries in the past and he gave his honest opinion on the next steps to take which was consistent with my old dr.

2/11/2023 Everything. Dr Thompson was attentive, listened, explained everything without being asked. He answered all of my questions and was very personable.

2/11/2023 From start to the end of my visit, the staff and Dr. Thompson was excellent! Customer service far exceeds any other hospital service that I have experienced!

2/9/2023 Dr Thompson

2/3/2023 Everybody showed too much love and care to my daughter. They were very patient and the doctor was very kind and took his time to explain everything to us and my daughter. We really appreciate that.

2/2/2023 Outstanding doctor and ali around excellent visit

2/2/2023 Just the good Dr Thompson. I am very pleased with my surgery.

1/29/2023 The waiting time is very brief. All of the medical personnel are friendly. They clearly explain what procedure is taking place, and make sure you understand instructions.

1/21/2023 Dr Thompson’s knowledge and professionalism were more than excellent

1/20/2023 Dr.

1/17/2023 Have seen several doctors at this clinic and love them all. I have told others about Wake Med Ortho and will continue.

1/12/2023 overall the staff were welcoming, professional, courteous, informative--gave options for treatment

1/12/2023 Dr. Thompson & his staff are awesome! Thank you for being honest & caring.

1/8/2023 The quality of care and assistance given by all staff was superior.

1/7/2023 All of the staff were very courteous and helpful. When I had to get new xrays, the technician explained the process and helped me onto and off the step. Dr. Thompson was very helpful in explaining the damage and options and let me choose course of treatment without pressure. When leaving I was able to hand necessary paperwork to the nurse to fill out and fax for me to receive the disability information needed. Thank you to the whole staff fr professional courtesy and help.

1/7/2023 Nurses and X-ray technician were awesome

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