Mr 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.
He was a consultant surgeon at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa until 1997. He subspecialized in vascular surgery and did further training in the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

He has been a vascular consultant surgeon for over 19 years at the Royal Free London 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 and latest endovenous treatment of varicose veins. He performs general surgical procedures including laparoscopic hernia and cholecystectomy.
He is an honorary clinical lecturer at University College London. He has published multiple clinical research articles in peer reviewed journals and presented at various clinical conferences.



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• Successful stent graft repair of multiple thoracoabdominal mycotic aortic aneurysms in the presence of Kommerell diverticulum and complicated by aortoesophageal fistula. Debra S.T. Chong, MBBS, MRCSa, b, , , Hamish Hamilton, FRCSa, Jason Constantinou, MD, FRCSa, Meryl Davis, FRCSa, Muntzer Mughal, FRCSb, c, Krasnodar Ivancev, MD, PhDa
• J Vasc Surg Cases 2015;1:197-200. Temporary Perfusion Branches To Decrease Spinal Cord Ischemia in the Endovascular Treatment of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Parveen Jayia, Jason Constantinou, Hamish Hamilton, Krassi Ivancev
• Aorta, April 2015, Volume 3, Issue2:56-60. Results of complex aortic stent-grafting stratified according to a new classification of abdominal aortic aneurysms based upon endovascular sealing zones. PatelS D, Constantinou JC, Simring D, Agu O, Hamilton H, Ivancev K, Ramirez M.
• J Vasc Surg. 2015 Aug;62(2):319-325.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2015.03.035. Epub 2015 May 2. Failure modes, complications and limitations of Aortic dissection treatment.H Hamilton , S Patel , J Constantinou, K Ivancev Endovascular Today, 2014:31-35
• The role of permissive hypotension in the management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. H Hamilton, J Constantinou, K Ivancev, J Cardiovasc Surg, 2014:151-9
• A Shaggy aorta is associated with mesenteric embolisation in patients undergoing fenestrated endografts to treat paravisceral aortic aneurysms. S Patel, J Constantinou, H Hamilton, M Davis, K Ivancev EJVES, 2014: 374-9
• Results of Aortic Arch repair by TEVAR with the Cook Internally Branched Device. Patel S. D., Constantinou J., Hamilton H., Ivancev K. Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2014 March;21(1):1-10

Research interests include aortic aneurysm treatment.