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Victoria M. Hammond, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine


110 S. Paca St. Sixth Floor, Suite 200

Phone (Primary):


Education and Training

  • University of Miami, BA, Chemistry, 2004
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, MD, 2008
  • University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2011
  • University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Academic Development Fellowship, 2012
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Teaching Fellowship, 2012
  • University of Maryland Emergency Medicine, Administrative Executive Curriculum, 2017


Dr. Hammond graduated from the University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program in 2011. She subsequently completed the ACEP Teaching Fellowship, and Academic Development Fellowship during an additional year as Chief Resident in 2012. Since that time, she has been working as Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and is working clinically in the emergency departments at Mercy Medical Center and Bon Secours Hospital. Her areas of interest include ocular emergencies, medical education and clinical documentation. She directs the emergency ophthalmology curriculum and is currently completing an educational study to teach ocular emergencies to emergency medicine residents. She has written articles and teaches courses nationally in ocular emergencies. She also advises emergency physicians on clinical documentation, coding, and reimbursement. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Emergency Medicine, Ocular Emergencies, Ocular Injuries, Clinical Documentation, Medical Education, Risk Management

Highlighted Publications

  1. Sommerkamp, SK, Romaniuk, VM, Witting, MD, Ford, DR, Allison, MG, Euerle, BD. A comparison of longitudinal and transverse approaches to ultrasound-guided axillary vein cannulation. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2013 March; 31(3):478-481.
  2. Romaniuk, Victoria M., “Ocular Trauma and Other Catastrophes.” Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 2013 May; 31(2): 399-411. Print

Clinical Specialty Details

  • Ocular Emergencies
  • Clinical Documentation, Coding and Reimbursement