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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

John F. Hamilton, MD

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John Hamilton, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Neurological Surgery

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Spine Problems/Surgery and Treatments

Years of Experience





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About John Hamilton, MD

Dr. John F. Hamilton is board certified in neurological surgery and comes to Inova Medical Group with eight years of surgical and clinical experience. He has a special interest in management of spine, complex spine and peripheral nerve disorders. Dr. Hamilton is the medical director of the Inova Peripheral Nerve Program at the Inova Medical Group Neurosurgery Clinic, the co-medical Director of the Inova Spine Program at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and the director of the physician assistant program. He serves the Department of Neurosciences at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Inova Campus where he holds the title of Associate Professor.

Dr. Hamilton’s goal is to ease pain and restore function while saving lives. His extensive background gives him a unique perspective when analyzing challenging neurosurgical issues. Dr. Hamilton’s work at Inova is influenced by a variety of factors including his PHD, which allows him to think like a scientist. Early experience with preeminent neurosurgeons and ongoing involvement in the vanguard of neurosurgical procedures has also shaped his approach that provides patients with highest level of treatment. A native of New York, NY Dr. Hamilton currently resides in Great Falls, Virginia.


Medical Education

Meharry Medical College 1994


Maricopa Medical Center
Training Specialty: Surgery
06/19/1994 - 06/23/1995


Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Training Specialty: Neurological Surgery
7/1/1995 - 12/31/1996
Henry Ford Hospital
Training Specialty: Neurological Surgery
07/1/2000 - 6/30/2004


Louisiana State University Health Shreveport
Training Specialty: Peripheral Nerve Microsurgical
01/01/2002 - 03/30/2002
National Institutes of Health
Training Specialty: Neurological Surgery
10/1/1998 - 6/30/2000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Training Specialty: Spine
8/1/2004 - 8/31/2005

Board Certification

Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affliation

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