Dr. Stephen Hamilton, MD

Dr. Stephen Hamilton, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

3225 Cumberland Blvd SE Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30339

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 96% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hamilton "I strongly believe in the "old fashioned" doctor-patient relationship, and strive to deliver superior medical and surgical eye care with the highest level of professionalism and compassion."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy Crystalline of Schnyder
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 2
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Avellino Type
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 2
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 2
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Carraway Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Eye Fdn Hospital University Ala School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Eye Cons Atlanta Piedmont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award, 2008-2010
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2010
  • Best Doctors In America-peer selected, 2001-2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hamilton's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hamilton to family and friends
31 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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 (13)

I recently moved to Atlanta & conducted a detailed due diligence investigation for a highly regarded ophthalmologist to perform cataract surgery. I chose Dr. Hamilton & am delighted that I did. He exemplifies professionalism & his interpersonal skills are outstanding. His competence, caring &...more
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Dr. Hamilton is the best opthalmologist and surgeon I have ever been treated by in my life. I had an eye injury to my left eye in December 2015. Most of my iris was missing from the injury. There was so much light coming in my eye that my vision was distorted and my eye looked very disfigured. I...more
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Once I knew I needed cataract surgery there was only one doctor I would consider- Dr. Hamilton. He did a fabulous job and I am very pleased.
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Words cannot express my appreciation for Dr. Hamilton. I have trusted him for the last 10 years with my eyesight and would never consider seeing someone else. If not for him, I would not be able to see to make this comment!! He and his wonderful staff have seen me through many eye ...more
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Excellent doctor. Excellent care.
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