Dr. Harold Hamilton, MD

Dr. Harold Hamilton, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Harold Hamilton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Waco, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

205 Woodhew Dr Ste 200

Waco, TX 76712

Contact Information

(254) 776-9775

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hamilton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hamilton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • U/Ca San Francisco Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • La State University Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hamilton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hamilton's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamilton to family and friends
112 total reviews (52 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (112)

  • 5
    (97)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Hamilton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (52)

My wife and I have been patients of Dr. Hamilton since 1998. We have had 6 highly successful surgeries, allowing us to participate in activities of choice. I was recently evaluated for cervical fusion and Dr Hamilton opted for an expensive medication for nerve pain. My insurance refused to pay. ...more
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Dr. Hamilton gave excellent care to me and I’d entrust him to care for any of my family and friends.
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DrHamilton has done 4 lumbar fusions with instrumentation and he has changed my life for the better. He’s the best in my opinion and the only one who will ever touch my back.
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If you have back problems this is your guy! This man is amazing! I could write a book on what he’s done for me.....not to mention he saved my life after another surgeon almost killed me and left me in the hospital fighting for my life full of infections!!!! HES THE ABSOLUTE BEST! Also, he never...more
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My procedure went very well and my after care was excellent. Dr. Hamilton has excellent bed side manner and really cares about his patients. I will highly recommend him to anyone.
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