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David Hampton, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

David Hampton, MD, 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.

Dr. Hampton 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 U.S. Naval officer and holds the rank of Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves.

Practice Location

University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine

Internship & Residency

National Naval Medical Center
Oregon Health & Science University


R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center - Surgical Critical Care
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center - Acute Care Surgery

Additional Degree

Masters of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


American Mensa
American College of Surgeons
Easter Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST)

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-2482

Office Fax

(773) 702-5050

Office Postal Address

David Hampton, MD
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5033
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Trauma surgery
  • Acute care surgery
  • Surgical critical care

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Hampton's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.