David Hampton

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

David Hampton is a general surgeon who specializes in trauma, acute care, and surgical critical care. He is an avid educator and researcher. His interests involve trauma resuscitation, hemorrhagic shock, and international surgical collaborations.

He has received several awards and honors for his academic work, including the Donald D. Trunkey MD Award for Ethics and Professionalism, the Raymond H. Alexander, MD Resident Paper Competition Award, and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Fellow Scholarship. Aside from his academic accomplishments, he is also a distinguished naval officer and holds the rank of commander in the US Navy Reserve.

Hampton received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed general surgical training at Oregon Health & Science University, as well as a fellowship in surgical critical care and acute care surgery at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He also earned a master of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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