Dr. Craig Hampton, MD

Dr. Craig Hampton, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Craig Hampton, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 102

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Mitral Valve Surgery
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more than 90% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hampton "Craig R. Hampton, MD, FACS, is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Dr. Hampton has published numerous related topics including stentless aortic valve replacement and mitral valve repair. After finishing medical school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Dr. Hampton performed residencies in general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and served as chief surgical resident at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also earned an NIH-funded research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery.

Dr. Hampton is interested in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery including aortic root pathology, aortic surgery, arrhythmia surgery, coronary surgery, and valve repairs and replacements."

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

8  Procedures

Background Check

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Education

  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hampton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hampton

4.6

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Dr Hampton performed a valve replacement on me last September. I have waited to provide a review. I can only praise his skill, and my rapid and very low pain recovery. He used minimal evasive methods leaving my breast bone intact, and speeding recovery. Always responsive to my questions and...Read More
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MikeO in Fox Island – Aug 08, 2018
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Dr. Hampton came across confident and knowledgeable about all kinds of heart surgery. My husband and I had several questions which Dr. Hampton was willing to take the time and answer. Lots of questions repeated because of the type of surgery. We were meant to feel at ease about the heart valve...Read More
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Gerald Kopp in Eatonville, WA – Dec 11, 2017
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Dr. Hampton performed open-heart surgery on me in October of 2015. He replaced two heart valves - one is porcine and one is mechanical. I thank Dr. Timothy Larson, with Kaiser Permanente, for sending me to Dr. Hampton. I thank God for both of them. Now, almost two years later, I can honestly...Read More
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Cara Shipley in Olympia, WA – Aug 11, 2017
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Highly recommend.
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Jessica chastain in Tacoma, WA – Apr 13, 2017
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Where do I begin!? Dr. Hampton performed a triple bypass on me just 4 weeks ago. I am back to work part-time and could not be more excited about being alive. Besides being an excellent surgeon, Dr. Hampton knows how to communicate so I understood the procedure and recovery. Dr. Hampton made me feel...Read More
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Kathleen Elsner-Madsen in Federal Way, WA – Dec 01, 2016
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