Dr. Frederick J. Hamilton, DO

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Dr. Frederick J. Hamilton, DO

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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

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Render the finest orthopaedic care possible. Top 5 Areas of Expertise: 1) Total Knee Replacement 2) Total Hip Replacement 3)...   Read More

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
      • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
      • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Sprain
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Morton's Neuroma
      • Myelopathy
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sternum Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Arm Surgery
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • 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
      • Knee Surgery
      • Partial Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1971

      • Internship Hospital
        Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital

        Completed in 1972

      • Residency Hospital
        Flint Osteopathic Hosp

        Completed in 1977

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Children's Medical Center Of Dayton

        Completed in 1979

      • Undergraduate School
        Purdue University / Main Campus

        Graduated in 1967

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Hamilton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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      Dr. Hamilton's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Hamilton

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      Dr. Hamilton's Care Philosophy

      Render the finest orthopaedic care possible. Top 5 Areas of Expertise: 1) Total Knee Replacement 2) Total Hip Replacement 3) Sports Medicine 4) Arthroscopy 5) Fracture Care