Post residency, Dr. Hammond was selected Chief of Ophthalmology at Bayne- Jones Army Community Hospital. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Humanitarian award for his efforts at Bayne-Jones and during Hurricane Katrina.
Upon completion of that assignment, he was promoted to Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of WarFighter Refractive Surgery at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. While in Germany, he served as the European Consultant for Ophthalmology and refractive surgery.
Dr. Hammond was also the “go to” doctor for all eye care needs for theaters of engagement in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. His greatest honor has been serving the injured Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen of the United States Military. For his service at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.
Originally from Cache Valley, Dr. Hammond and his wife Jennifer have four boys and a girl. Dr. Hammond enjoys skiing, tennis, waterskiing, and traveling with his family.