David Hampton, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American Mensa
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Chicago Surgical Society

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine


  • Oregon Health and Science University Hospital


  • Oregon Health and Science University Hospital


  • R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Other Grad Education

  • MEng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

News & Research

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