Originally from Southern California, Dr. Hampton was drawn to the field of orthopaedics by the opportunity to help people regain function and get back to activities they enjoy. Dr. Hampton earned his medical degree at Georgetown University. He stayed in Washington, D.C., completing his orthopaedic residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Hampton then went on to complete a fellowship specializing in sports medicine/knee and shoulder surgery at Harvard's Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. There Dr. Hampton was also involved in teaching Harvard orthopaedic residents and medical students.
Dr. Hampton enjoys working with patients to achieve their goals. He believes in a collaborative approach to patient care, working with other doctors, therapists and the patients themselves to reach those goals. Dr. Hampton specializes in sports-related injuries, but also treats general orthopaedic problems. He has treated athletes at the professional, collegiate, high school, and amateur levels. Dr. Hampton treats complex problems of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle, performs all types of ligament reconstruction, arthroplasty of the hip, knee and shoulder, and a complete array of arthroscopic surgeries. His special interest areas include shoulder surgery, cartilage restoration/transplant surgery, adolescent and adult sports medicine, primary and revision arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Hampton serves as the chief medical officer and head team physician for D.C. United. He also serves as chief of Orthopaedics at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
Dr. Hampton enjoys spending time with his wife and four young children. In his free time, Dr. Hampton enjoys the outdoors. He is an active runner and enjoys rock climbing. He also tries to surf whenever he is near the ocean.