Geoffrey Tompkins, MD
Experience and certifications
Dr. Geoffrey Tompkins has over twenty years of experience at Redwood Orthopaedic Surgery Associates performing arthroscopic and replacement surgery of the hip, knee, and shoulder. He has performed over two thousand hip and knee replacement surgeries. Originally certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1996, Dr. Tompkins regularly attends continuing education courses on current surgical techniques and has twice passed rigorous recertification examinations to maintain his credentials. He has published research papers and has given numerous presentations on topics related to joint replacement surgery. He is a participating surgeon in the FORCE-TJR registry at the University of Massachusetts – a research project which evaluates joint replacement patients pre-and post-operatively to identify factors leading to best outcomes. He is also a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, the most respected journal for hip and knee replacement res reach.
Dr. Tompkins graduated with honors from the David Geffen UCLA school of Medicine. He completed orthopedic surgery residency at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill as well as a one-year fellowship in hip and knee replacement surgery at Rush-Presbyterian-St.Luke’s Hospital in Chicago.
Awards & Achievements
Dr. Tompkins has been named as one of the best physicians in the Bay Area by Consumers Checkbook and also as one of the Top Doctors of 2016 in Sonoma magazine- both based on peer physician recommendations. He has been recognized as a “Top Doc” at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital multiple times, and he is proud to have maintained a perfect five-star rating on HealthGrades.com.
Dr. Tompkins lives in Santa Rosa with his wife. They have two grown children. Outside of the office he enjoys cycling, stand-up paddle boarding, reading and travel.
“I have had two shoulder surgeries and one knee replacement in the capable hands of Dr. Tompkins. Each time I felt he listened to me and was thorough in describing his recommendations. This resulted in successful outcomes for me. I appreciate his effort to be timely for appointments…a rare thing these days. I never hesitate to recommend Dr. Tompkins.” -Sally Parks