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Henry R. Thompson, MD


Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Current Patients Only
No new patients at this time
By Referral Only

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      305 E. Jefferson St. Boise, ID 83712
      Mon - Thu: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
      Fri: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 381-7011
      (208) 381-9013

  1. St. Luke's Children's Gastroenterology

    • Address
      3430 Washington Pkwy Idaho Falls, ID 83404
    • Phone
      (208) 381-7310
      (208) 381-7311

About Henry R. Thompson


Henry Thompson, MD is a pediatric gastroenterologist, specializing in gastrointestinal and liver-related conditions and procedures. He enjoys working with children, educating them about their medical conditions and empowering them to own their medical issues. He is particularly passionate about nutrition, physical fitness and moderation of screen time, encouraging his patients and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles. 

Dr. Thompson is committed to educating his colleagues as well, often leading residents and colleagues in care improvement initiatives. He currently serves as the medical subspecialty director at St. Luke's Children's, medical director of pediatric gastroenterology, and co-director of the pediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) program at the St. Luke's Cystic Fibrosis Center of Idaho. He has led multiple cystic fibrosis research studies as principal investigator and supported many others as a sub-investigator.

Prior to his medical education, Dr. Thompson earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Lewis and Clark College. In his free time, he enjoys biking and all the outdoor activities Idaho has to offer.

  • Medical School

    Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
  • Fellowship

    Children's Hospital Denver
  • Board Certifications

    Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


Awards & Distinctions

  • Distinguished Teaching Award - University of Minnesota
  • Fellow of the Year - Children's Hospital Denver
  • Pediatric Teaching Excellence Award - Family Medicine Residency of Idaho 

Reviews for Henry R. Thompson

  • These ratings and comments are collected through in-depth care experience surveys administered by Press Ganey Associates on behalf of St. Luke’s. The star ratings include surveys dating from 2018 to present. We've posted the ten most recent patient comments for your reference.

Articles & Resources

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  • Video

    Meet Dr. Henry Thompson

  • Blog Post

    Cutting-Edge CF Research: Extending and Improving Lives