Doctor retires after 50 years in community treating poor and minorities

Dr. Lloyd Thompson, 83, is retiring after working in the region for 50 years. Many of his patients were low-income, minority residents of East St. Louis, Centreville, Sauget and other communities that have trouble attracting young doctors.
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Dr. Lloyd Thompson, 83, is retiring after working in the region for 50 years. Many of his patients were low-income, minority residents of East St. Louis, Centreville, Sauget and other communities that have trouble attracting young doctors.

Some couldn’t pay at all, but that didn’t stop this doctor from treating poor, minorities for 50-plus years

July 09, 2017 06:05 PM