J Grant Thomson MD, FRCS, FACS

Professor of Surgery (Plastic); Director, Yale Hand & Microsurgery Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale

Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Craniofacial Center | Hand and Microsurgery Program

Education & Training

  • M.D., McGill University (1983)
  • Resident, Montreal General Hospital, Canada , General Surgery
  • Resident, McGill University/Montreal General Hospital, Canada , Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow, Washington University/Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO , Hand and Microsurgery
  • Research Fellow, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada , Microsurgical Research Laboratories

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Hand surgery; wrist surgery; endoscopic carpal tunnel; arthritic hand reconstruction; microsurgery; lower extremity reconstruction; breast reconstruction; brachial plexus injuries; reconstruction; and repair; peripheral nerve surgery; occupational disorders of the upper extremity; trauma-related pain, skin cancer; melanoma; head and neck cancer; esophageal cancer; breast cancer


Cancers Treated

Basal Cell, Breast, Head & Neck, Melanoma, Skin, Squamous Cell


Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certified (1995)
  • Hand Surgery, Board Certified (1994)

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