Mr Hamish Hamilton

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon

Mr Hamish Hamilton is a General and Vascular Surgeon with over 20 years experience. He offers all open and endovascular interventions in arteries including blocked peripheral arteries and aneurysms along with the latest treatments in endovenous treatment of varicose veins. He also does a wide range of general surgical procedures including laparoscopic hernia and cholecystectomy.

 

Clinical Interests

  • Laparoscopic treatment of hernias
  • Laparoscopic gall bladder surgery
  • Vein surgery
  • Endovenous treatment of varicose veins
  • Thyroid
  • Arterial surgery
  • Gastro-intestinal surgery
  • General surgery
  • Endovascular Aortic aneurysm treatment
  • Treatment of peripheral vascular disease
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Leg ulcers
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Stroke

 

Research Interests

Aortic aneurysm treatment.

 

Year Qualified

1983

 

NHS Base

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Hamish Hamilton

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon

 

Mr Hamish Hamilton studied medicine at the University of Zimbabwe graduating in 1983. He gained specialty training in Philadelphia, USA in General Surgery in 1992 and has been American Board of Surgery Certified since then.

 

He returned to Southern Africa to Groote Schuur Hospital, at the University of Cape Town and was a Consultant Surgeon there till 1997. He subspecialized in Vascular Surgery and did further vascular surgery training in the Royal Bournemouth Hospital in 1998.

 

In 1999 he started his NHS consultant surgical practice as a General and Vascular Surgeon at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospital, moving to the Royal Free Hospital in 2012 and has been working in North London in both NHS and private practice since 1999.

 

Mr Hamilton has been a Vascular Consultant Surgeon for over 20 years and runs a busy Vascular and General Surgical practice. His surgical practice embraces all open and endovascular interventions in arteries including blocked peripheral arteries and aneurysms along with the latest treatments in endovenous treatment of varicose veins. He also does a wide range of general surgical procedures including laparoscopic hernia and cholecystectomy.

 

He is a Honorary Clinical Lecturer at University College London participating in teaching medical students and training surgical registrars. He has published multiple clinical research articles in peer reviewed journals and presented papers at various clinical conferences. Mr Hamilton is also a member of the National Vascular Society.

 

Mr Hamilton is married with two daughters. He lives in St Albans and is a keen amateur cook and attends the gym regularly

Mr Hamish Hamilton

Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon

 

Varicose veins

In this video Mr Hamish Hamilton, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, explains what varicose veins are, how they are diagnosed and treated, and what recovery time is like following surgery.

 

Hernia repair

In this video Mr Hamish Hamilton, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon, explains the different types of hernia, how a hernia is diagnosed and treated, and how long it takes to recover from surgery.

Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 333

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