Dr. Samuel McC. M. Lumpkin, a retired otolaryngologist who was a partner in Ear, Nose & Throat Associates at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died March 10 at his White Hall farm of complications from Rocky Mountain spotted fever. He was 83.
"Sam helped tens of thousands of people during his career," said Dr. Karl W. Diehm, an otolaryngologist who had been Dr. Lumpkin's partner since 1982.
"He was a wonderful doctor in every way. He was honest and an excellent surgeon. He had a fine medical pedigree and came from a family of physicians," said Dr. Diehm. "In many ways, he was a throwback to the old country doctor."
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