Dr. Frederick J. Hamilton, DO

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 69

4000 Highway 9 E Suite 285
Little River, SC 29566
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Dr. Hamilton's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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

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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
4000 Highway 9 E Suite 285
Little River, SC 29566
Mcleod Orthopaedics
Mcleod Orthopaedics
3980 Highway 9 E Suite 200
Little River, SC 29566
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    Dr. Hamilton's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Hamilton's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Total Hip Replacement
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
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    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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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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    • Loris Community Hospital

    • Grand Strand Regional Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hamilton

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamilton to family and friends

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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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
    • POMCO Group
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    Office Locations

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    4000 Highway 9 E Suite 285
    Little River, SC 29566
    (843) 390-0100 (Office)
    (843) 390-0038 (Fax)
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    Mcleod Orthopaedics
    3980 Highway 9 E Suite 200
    Little River, SC 29566
    (843) 777-7875 (Office)
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