Peter M Thompson, MD
Primary LocationPsychiatry 800 N. Mesa St.
El Paso, TX 79902
Phone (915) 215-6170
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
- University of California at San Diego
- Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA
Residency: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Graduate School: California State University, Northridge, CA.
Undergraduate School: Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA.
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Dr. Thompson is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry who is the Chief of the Mood Disorders Division and Director of the Southwest Brain Bank. As an academic psychiatrist his career is focused on the education of the next generation of physicians and psychiatrists and conducting research to improve treatments for bipolar disorder. His research approach includes conducting treatment trials, phenomenological studies of symptoms, and measurement of molecular biological markers in human post mortem brain tissue. The research Dr. Thompson conducts has been funded since 1997 and the findings of this research have been published in leading neuroscience and psychiatric research journals.
Adult psychiatry mood disorders
- University Medical Center of El Paso
- El Paso Psychiatric Center
- Bipolar disorder
- Treatment, phenomenology and biology of mood disorders