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D. Kojo Hamilton, MD

D. Kojo Hamilton, MD

D. Kojo Hamilton, MD, a recognized leader in scoliosis, adult spinal deformity and trauma, joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in July of 2014.

He received his medical degree and residency training from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. He underwent further subspecialty training in complex spine, spinal deformity, scoliosis and spine surgical oncology, with a combined neurosurgical and orthopedic (AOSpine) fellowship, at the University of Virginia. Dr. Hamilton further received subspecialty training in Auckland City Hospital in Auckland New Zealand.

He is board certified in neurological surgery and a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

After training, Dr. Hamilton received appointments at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Maryland Shock Trauma Hospital where he treated patients with complex spine deformity and severe spine and brain trauma. Before joining UPMC, Dr. Hamilton was at the Oregon Health and Science University Spine Center where he treated patients with neurological trauma as well as spinal deformity conditions including adult idiopathic scoliosis, spondylolisthesis and general back and neck pain.  

Dr. Hamilton is nationally involved in teaching advanced and current techniques in scoliosis and adult spine deformity. He has an extensive research background in spine surgery and has presented nationally and internationally on the subject.

Dr. Hamilton's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

He has received several awards and accolades from his patients, nurses and peers.

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Hospital Privileges

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Professional Organization Membership

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
AOSpine North America (AOSNA)
AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral nerves
AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care

CME Courses

Neurosurgery News Fall 2017: Advancements in Neurological Surgery

Neurosurgery News Fall 2017: Advancements in Neurological Surgery

Publish Date: 11/30/2017
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