Dirk Hamp, MD, FAAP joined Growing Child Pediatrics in March of 2003. Dirk came to the U.S. from Germany at age 20. He graduated from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1991 at which time he also received the Amos Christie Award in Pediatrics. Subsequently, he stayed at Vanderbilt for his residency in General Pediatrics.
Dirk particularly likes newborns and working with young parents. He enjoys watching over their healthy growth and development, but also wants to be available to children and adolescents of all ages in times of sickness and worry. “Every child is God’s opinion that the world should continue…”
Dirk has practiced as a solo practitioner in Paris, TN and as part of a leading pediatric group practice in Annapolis, MD. He now lives in Wake Forest with his wife and six children. Time off is spent with his family.