Professor David Thompson is a board-certified, American-trained general surgeon. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University.
Dr David is the founder of the Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS), which started in Bongolo Hospital in the jungles of Gabon, where he and his wife Rebecca served for over 30 years. The PAACS program is now established in hospitals in Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger, Cameroo, Gabon and Egypt. In addition to serving as the PAACS Program Director at HMH Menouf, Dr David is also the PAACS Director for Africa.
David and his wife Rebecca have three grown children and six grandchildren.