Dr. George Hampton, MD

Dr. George Hampton, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. George Hampton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

3107 E Genesee St

Syracuse, NY 13224

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Hampton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Hampton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hampton "After attending medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Robert Hampton completed a fellowship in vitreo-retinal disease and surgery at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York and in medical retinal disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England. He began his career as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Albany Medical College and, in 1985, moved to Syracuse to join Retina Vitreous Surgeons of Central NY. Dr. Hampton is a Clinical Associate Professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University where he helps educate and mentor medical students and residents. An internationally recognized educator, he serves as a visiting surgeon with ORBIS International in 13 countries. He is the primary author of numerous scientific papers and book chapters and co-edited the first authoritative textbook on macular degeneration. He presents frequently at national medical meetings. Dr. Hampton is actively involved in clinical research, serving as principal investigator on more than 25 national pharmaceutical industry and National Eye Institute-sponsored research trials. A frequent instructor at the national meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he has been awarded both the Academy's Honor Award and Senior Honor Award, and each year since 2005 has yearly been named to the "Best Doctors in America" list. A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Hampton is a member of the Retina Society, the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the Society of Heed Fellows, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. "

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Harada's Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Albany Med College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hampton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hampton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hampton to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Hampton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Fulton, NY
Dr. Hampton was recommended to me by people I know who have seen him. He is very professional and personable. He is excellent in his field of practice. He didn't hesitate to answer any question I had. I won't hesitate to avail myself of Dr. Hampton's services should the need arise and I recommend...more
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