Jennifer L Thompson

Jennifer L Thompson, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 294-5252
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About Jennifer L Thompson

Jennifer Thompson, MD, is board-certified in general pediatrics and allergy and immunology. She joined the University of Florida division of pediatric allergy, immunology and rheumatology in July 2020 as an assistant professor in the department of pediatrics.

Dr. Thompson earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington. She completed pediatric residency training at the National Capital Consortium, where she spent time in their Bethesda, Maryland, and Washington, DC, locations. Following residency, she served four years in the Navy in Guam and Bethesda as a general pediatrician. After leaving the military, she finished a fellowship in allergy and immunology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Thompson sees patients at UF Health Pediatric Specialties in Gainesville, located in the UF Health Medical Plaza and at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, which is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best pediatric hospitals in the nation. Dr. Thompson is especially interested in allergic rhinitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, food allergies and immunotherapy.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the American College of Allery, Asthma & Immunology and the Clinical Immunology Society.


Wake Forest University Research Day Award 2nd Place, Quality Improvement, Fellow Category
2020 · Wake Forest University
Excellence in Patient Safety Award
2016 · Naval Hospital Guam
Excellence in Patient Safety Award
2015 · Naval Hospital Guam
Health Professions Scholarship
2007 · U.S. Navy

Board Certifications

  • Allergy and Immunology
    American Board of Allergy and Immunology
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

  • Allergy
  • Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma in children
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Food allergy


Fellowship in Allergy/Immunology
2018-2020 · Wake Forest University
Residency in Pediatrics
2011-2014 · National Capital Consortium Pediatrics Residency
Medical School
2007-2011 · University of Kentucky

Contact Details

(352) 294-5252