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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

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

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Dr. Hamilton's Care Philosophy

Dr. Hamilton's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Hamilton Performs

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Hamilton Treats

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Hospital Quality

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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hamilton

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Appointments & Offices

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Dr. Hamilton's Appointment Availabilty

Accepting new patients?

Yes

Appointment Availability

Next Day
River Hills Orthopaedics Little River, SC
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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    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
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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

    University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Flint Osteopathic Hosp
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Medical Center Of Dayton
    Complete in 1979

    Undergraduate Schools

    Purdue University
    Graduated in 1967

    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
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    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 3 hospitals where Dr. Hamilton has admitting privileges:

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    • McLeod Loris Hospital

    • McLeod Seacoast 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

    21 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Hamilton's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 21 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hamilton
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    River Hills Orthopaedics Little River, SC
    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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    River Hills Orthopaedics
    4237 River Hills Dr Ste 130
    Little River, SC 29566
    (843) 663-3700 (Office)
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