Dr. Frederick J. Hamilton, DO

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 69

4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
Little River, SC 29566
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Dr. Hamilton:

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Dr. Hamilton's Experience

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Dr. Hamilton's Care Philosophy

Dr. Hamilton's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Hamilton Performs

  • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
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Conditions Dr. Hamilton Treats

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
809 82nd Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
McLeod Loris Hospital
3655 Mitchell Street
Loris, SC 29569

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hamilton

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
River Hills Orthopaedics
4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
Little River, SC 29566
River Hills Orthopaedics
4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
Little River, SC 29566
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    Dr. Hamilton's Experience

    Dr. Hamilton's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Excision of Scapular, Clavicle, Ribs, and Sternum
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Trigger Point Injections
    2
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hip Sprain
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Spine Deformities
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    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    Background Check for Dr. Hamilton

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Flint Osteopathic Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hamilton & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hamilton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hamilton has admitting privileges:

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    • McLeod Loris Hospital

    • Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hamilton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamilton to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Hamilton's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 17 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hamilton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hamilton accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
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    Office Locations

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    River Hills Orthopaedics
    4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
    Little River, SC 29566
    (843) 663-3700 (Office)
    (843) 663-3708 (Fax)
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    River Hills Orthopaedics
    4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
    Little River, SC 29566
    (843) 663-3700 (Office)
    (843) 663-3708 (Fax)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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