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Hampton Gray, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
congenital heart disease, neonatal cardiac surgery, single ventricle palliation, heart transplantation, adult congenital heart disease, quality improvement, clinical outcomes research.


Dr. Hampton Gray, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UAB. He has a special interest in improving quality and peri-operative care in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Specifically, single ventricle physiology and factors that improve short, intermediate and long-term outcomes in this cohort of patients.

Gray completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Alabama. He then completed his medical degree at the UAB Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine and his internship and residency at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. After completing his internship and residency, Gray joined the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles as a congenital cardiac surgery fellow. 

Dr. Gray has received several prestigious awards and is a member of several professional societies. He has previous teaching experience at The University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. He has also published many manuscripts and books as well as delivered numerous oral presentations at well-respected medical conferences.  

Selected Publications

Gray WH, Patel R, Baker CJ, Starnes VA, Bowdish ME. Resection of Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Ventricular Septum Causing Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction. Ann Thorac Surg 2018.

Gray WH, Fleischman F, Cunningham MJ, Kim AW, Baker CJ, Starnes VA, McFadden PM. Optimal Approach for Repair of Left Atrial-Esophageal Fistula Complicating Radiofrequency Ablation. Ann Thorac Surg 2018.

Gray WH, Wells WJ, Starnes VA, Kumar SR. Arch Augmentation Via Median Sternotomy For Repair Of Coarctation Of Aorta With Associated Proximal Transverse Arch Hypoplasia Is A Safe And Durable Procedure. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018.


Medical School
UAB Heersink School of Medicine

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine (I-6) Cardiothoracic Surgery

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Congenital Cardiac Surgery


Campus Address
Women and Infants Center
Suite 9100

Academic Office: 205-934-2419