Aubrey Otis Hampton

Born 1900
Died 1955

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U.S. radiologist, born 1900, Copeville, Texas; died 1955.

Biography of Aubrey Otis Hampton

Aubrey Otis Hampton graduated from the Baylor Medical School in Dallas in 1925. After internship in Dallas, he practiced general medicine briefly before coming to Massachusetts General Hospital in 1926. On completion of his one-year residency, he joined the radiology staff. He was chief of radiology from 1941. From the fall of 1942 until the end of World War II he served as chief of radiology at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, DC. During his service at Walter Reed hospital, Hampton began to work with Washington's leading private radiology group, Doctors Groover, Christie, & Merritt. He was described as the most intuitive radiologist in the country, at his very best as a clinical radiologist in the daily routine. His principal area of interest was chest radiology.

Aubrey Hampton was described by contemporaries and students as one of the most intuitive radiologists in the country.

We thank Christopher Gibbs, M.D., for information submitted.

This biographical information was found in the article

This biographical information was found in the book Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital 1896-2000 by Otha W. Linton, MSJ. Chapter 4: Aubrey O. Hampton and the Great War.

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