Dr. Paul Thompson completed his medical studies and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Montreal. He then pursued a subspecialisation in corneal diseases by completing a first fellowship at the Hôtel-Dieu in Paris and
a second fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston. He currently practices at CHUM and is a clinical professor at the University of Montreal.
« I have always thought that my role as a physician was to act as an intermediary between medical science and my patient. Using my clinical knowledge and experience, I must make a diagnosis, find a medical or surgical solution that meets my patient's expectations and ensure that the patient understands through our interview the nature, issues and follow-up of his condition. »