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Joint Replacement & Revision, Hip, and Knee Specialist

Brett J. Hampton, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hip and knee injuries as well as joint replacement & revision. He joined Shady Grove Orthopaedics in 2009.

After completing his bachelor degree at Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Hampton earned his medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., where he was the Valedictorian. He then completed an internship in general surgery at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Following his residency, Dr. Hampton received advanced fellowship training in arthritis and reconstructive surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Hampton is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Hampton enjoys traveling and visiting historical sites.

Doctor Quicktabs


  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ

Medical School

  • The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.


  • General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


  • Arthritis and Reconstructive Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Military Service

  • Director, Adult Reconstruction Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Major, US Army, Commissioned May 1992
  • Combat Tour, Baghdad, Iraq, 101st Airborne Division, 2005
  • Commandant's List Officer Basic Course, 1993
  • Featured in Army Be All You Can Be Advertisement, 1997

Professional Membership

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Medical Interests

  • Complex Reconstruction (Revision) of the Hip and Knee
  • Technology (Robotic and Computer) Assisted Total Joint Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Trauma and Fracture Care

Phone: (301) 340-9200

Office: Rockville & Germantown