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Compton, Alexander B., MD

Compton, Alexander B., MD
Program: Ophthalmology
Year: PGY III
Hometown: Meza, AZ
Undergrad School: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Biography Information
I grew up in the desert of Arizona and went to college in the beautiful mountains of Utah prior to beginning my trek east--first to the plains of Texas for medical school and now to the lovely green of Mississippi. I have also lived abroad in Malaysia and loved my time there. I still practice my language skills and have previously worked as a Malay translator, though opportunities to speak are admittedly rare in the States. With a wife and kids, I definitely value the time I am free to be with them. We love spending time outdoors on a nice hike or walk and indoors playing board games, doing jigsaw puzzles, and eating good food.