Dr. Marcel Thompson is a native Texan, born in Del Rio, Texas and raised in San Antonio and Houston, Texas. Dr. Thompson had a passion for medicine at an early age and graduated from the High School for Health Professions in Houston, Texas before attending Prairie View A&M University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree.
He then went on to receive his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also met his wife Dr. Dewana Thompson, while she was working on her doctorate in Family Studies and Child Development. Soon after they were married Dr. Thompson completed his obstetrical/gynecology residency from Tulane Medical University, in New Orleans, La, before serving six years in the U.S. Army.
Dr. Thompson was in private practice in Round Rock, Texas and Texarkana, Texas before serving the underinsured communities as the Women’s director at Hope Asian Community Health Clinic and recently with Legacy Community Health Clinic.
His community involvement includes serving as State Vice-Chair for Programs with the March of Dimes Texas Chapter; a previous board member of the Austin Area Urban League. Dr. Thompson also has served on the Texas Medical Association select committee on Medicaid, CHIP and the uninsured; as well as being appointed to the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Medicaid and CHIP Regional Advisory Committee by the HHSC director. Currently, the President Select for the Harris County Medical Society Southwest Branch.
Drs. Thompsons’ have two sons Marcus (Age 18) and Matthew (Age 13) and a daughter Maya (Age 7). They have been married for over 22 years. Both share a passion for promoting health and wellness in women and children and have worked together in bringing together on various early childhood agencies to improve access and continuity of care for women and children in the community.
Dr. Thompson is committed to providing an integrated approach to women’s health that treats the whole patient not just a list of symptoms.