Thomas Hamilton

Thomas Hamilton, MD

Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program; Attending Surgeon, Esophageal Atresia Treatment Program

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7800

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Medical Services


  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Undescended Testicles


  • Surgery


  • Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center
  • Surgery Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7800 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Bowdoin College, 1986

Medical School

Cornell University Medical College, 1991

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery

Boston Children's Hospital, 1998-2000

Boston, MA

Internship, General Surgery

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1991-1992

Residency, General Surgery

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1992-1998


  • General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery


Learn more about this provider's research and experience»

Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair.
Bairdain S, Foker JE, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Labow BI, Baird CW, Taghinia AH, Feins N, Manfredi M, Jennings RW.
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Dec 13. pii: S1072-7515(15)01753-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.12.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long-gap esophageal atresia.
Dionigi B, Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Hamilton TE.
J Surg Case Rep. 2015 Apr 23;2015(4). pii: rjv048. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjv048.
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Foker process for the correction of long gap esophageal atresia: Primary treatment versus secondary treatment after prior esophageal surgery.
Bairdain S, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Manfredi M, Ngo P, Gallagher D, Zurakowski D, Foker JE, Jennings RW.
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun;50(6):933-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.010. Epub 2015 Mar 25.
Direct tracheobronchopexy to correct airway collapse due to severe tracheobronchomalacia: Short-term outcomes in a series of 20 patients.
Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Rhein L, Foker JE, Baird C, Jennings RW.
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun;50(6):972-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.03.016. Epub 2015 Mar 14.
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Externally removable stents in the treatment of benign recalcitrant strictures and esophageal perforations in pediatric patients with esophageal atresia.
Manfredi MA, Jennings RW, Anjum MW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Lightdale JR.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Aug;80(2):246-52. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2014.01.033. Epub 2014 Mar 18.
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Inter-rater reliability of surgical reviews for AREN03B2: a COG renal tumor committee study.
Hamilton TE, Barnhart D, Gow K, Ferrer F, Kandel J, Glick R, Dasgupta R, Naranjo A, He Y, Gratias E, Geller J, Mullen E, Ehrlich P.
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan;49(1):154-8; discussion 158. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.09.047. Epub 2013 Oct 5.
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Surgical approaches to aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia.
Jennings RW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Ngerncham M, Feins N, Foker JE.
J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan;49(1):66-70; discussion 70-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2013.09.036. Epub 2013 Oct 16.
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Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee.
Gow KW, Barnhart DC, Hamilton TE, Kandel JJ, Chen MK, Ferrer FA, Price MR, Mullen EA, Geller JI, Gratias EJ, Rosen N, Khanna G, Naranjo A, Ritchey ML, Grundy PE, Dome JS, Ehrlich PF.
J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan;48(1):34-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2012.10.015.
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Wilms tumor: recent advances in clinical care and biology.
Hamilton TE, Shamberger RC.
Semin Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;21(1):15-20. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2011.10.002. Review.
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The management of synchronous bilateral Wilms tumor: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group.
Hamilton TE, Ritchey ML, Haase GM, Argani P, Peterson SM, Anderson JR, Green DM, Shamberger RC.
Ann Surg. 2011 May;253(5):1004-10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31821266a0.
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Synchronous bilateral Wilm's tumor with complete radiographic response managed without surgical resection: a report from the National Wilm's Tumor Study 4.
Hamilton TE, Ritchey ML, Argani P, Beckwith JB, Perlman EJ, Cotton CA, Shamberger RC.
J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Nov;43(11):1982-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.05.037.
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Bilateral Wilms' tumor with anaplasia: lessons from the National Wilms' Tumor Study.
Hamilton TE, Green DM, Perlman EJ, Argani P, Grundy P, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC.
J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Oct;41(10):1641-4.
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The value of surgery in directing therapy for patients with Wilms' tumor with pulmonary disease. A report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (National Wilms' Tumor Study 5).
Ehrlich PF, Hamilton TE, Grundy P, Ritchey M, Haase G, Shamberger RC; National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (National Wilms' Tumor Study 5).
J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jan;41(1):162-7; discussion 162-7.

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