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

Specialties

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

Departments

  • Surgery

Programs

  • Esophageal and Airway Treatment Center
  • Surgery Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

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

Certifications

  • General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Publications

1.    Ehrlich PF, Hamilton TE, Gow K, Barnhart D, Ferrer F, Kandel J, Glick R, Dasgupta R, Naranjo A, He Y, Perlman EJ, Kalapurakal JA, Khanna G, Dome JS, Geller J, Mullen E. Surgical protocol violations in children with renal tumors provides an opportunity to improve pediatric cancer care: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Nov; 63(11):1905-10. View abstract

    2.    Bairdain S, Foker JE, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Labow BI, Baird CW, Taghinia AH, Feins N, Manfredi M, Jennings RW. Jejunal Interposition after Failed Esophageal Atresia Repair. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):1001-8. View abstract

    3.    Dionigi B, Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Jennings RW, Hamilton TE. Restoring esophageal continuity following a failed colonic interposition for long-gap esophageal atresia. J Surg Case Rep. 2015; 2015(4). View abstract

    4.    Bairdain S, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Manfredi M, Ngo P, Gallagher D, Zurakowski D, Foker JE, Jennings RW. Foker process for the correction of long gap esophageal atresia: Primary treatment versus secondary treatment after prior esophageal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):933-7. View abstract

    5.    Bairdain S, Smithers CJ, Hamilton TE, Zurakowski D, Rhein L, Foker JE, Baird C, Jennings RW. Direct tracheobronchopexy to correct airway collapse due to severe tracheobronchomalacia: Short-term outcomes in a series of 20 patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):972-7. View abstract

    6.    Manfredi MA, Jennings RW, Anjum MW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Lightdale JR. Externally removable stents in the treatment of benign recalcitrant strictures and esophageal perforations in pediatric patients with esophageal atresia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Aug; 80(2):246-52. View abstract

    7.    Jennings RW, Hamilton TE, Smithers CJ, Ngerncham M, Feins N, Foker JE. Surgical approaches to aortopexy for severe tracheomalacia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):66-70; discussion 70-1. View abstract

    8.    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. Inter-rater reliability of surgical reviews for AREN03B2: a COG renal tumor committee study. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):154-8; discussion 158. View abstract

    9.    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. Primary nephrectomy and intraoperative tumor spill: report from the Children's Oncology Group (COG) renal tumors committee. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):34-8. View abstract

    10.    Hamilton TE, Shamberger RC. Wilms tumor: recent advances in clinical care and biology. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb; 21(1):15-20. View abstract

    11.    Hamilton TE, Ritchey ML, Haase GM, Argani P, Peterson SM, Anderson JR, Green DM, Shamberger RC. The management of synchronous bilateral Wilms tumor: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. Ann Surg. 2011 May; 253(5):1004-10. View abstract

    12.    Hamilton TE, Ritchey ML, Argani P, Beckwith JB, Perlman EJ, Cotton CA, Shamberger RC. Synchronous bilateral Wilm's tumor with complete radiographic response managed without surgical resection: a report from the National Wilm's Tumor Study 4. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Nov; 43(11):1982-4. View abstract

    13.    Ritchey M, Daley S, Shamberger RC, Ehrlich P, Hamilton T, Haase G, Sawin R. Ureteral extension in Wilms' tumor: a report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study Group (NWTSG). J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Sep; 43(9):1625-9. View abstract

    14.    Ritchey M, Daley S, Shamberger RC, Ehrlich P, Hamilton T, Haase G, Sawin R. Ureteral Extension In Wilms Tumor: A Report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group (NWTSG). 2007; (In Press).

    15.    Hamilton TE, Green DM, Perlman EJ, Argani P, Grundy P, Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC. Bilateral Wilms' tumor with anaplasia: lessons from the National Wilms' Tumor Study. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Oct; 41(10):1641-4. View abstract

    16.    Wax JR, Hamilton T, Cartin A, Dudley J, Pinette MG, Blackstone J. Congenital jejunal and ileal atresia: natural prenatal sonographic history and association with neonatal outcome. J Ultrasound Med. 2006 Mar; 25(3):337-42. View abstract

    17.    Ehrlich PF, Hamilton TE, Grundy P, Ritchey M, Haase G, Shamberger RC. 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). J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jan; 41(1):162-7; discussion 162-7. View abstract

    18.    Ritchey ML, Shamberger RC, Hamilton T, Haase G, Argani P, Peterson S. Fate of bilateral renal lesions missed on preoperative imaging: a report from the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. J Urol. 2005 Oct; 174(4 Pt 2):1519-21; discussion 1521. View abstract

    19.    Ehrlich PF, Ritchey ML, Hamilton TE, Haase GM, Ou S, Breslow N, Grundy P, Green D, Norkool P, Becker J, Shamberger RC. Quality assessment for Wilms' tumor: a report from the National Wilms' Tumor Study-5. J Pediatr Surg. 2005 Jan; 40(1):208-12; discussion 212-3. View abstract

    20.    Hamilton TE, Rombeau JL. Nutritional Support. Fazio VW, Church JM, Delaney CP, editors. Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 2005.

    21.    Hamilton TE. Open biopsy is superior to needle for detecting anaplasia in bilateral wilms tumor. 35th Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Ponte Vedra, FL. 2003.

    22.    Wan XS, Hamilton TC, Ware JH, Donahue JJ, Kennedy AR. Growth inhibition and cytotoxicity induced by Bowman-Birk inhibitor concentrate in cisplatin-resistant human ovarian cancer cells. Nutr Cancer. 1998; 31(1):8-17. View abstract

    23.    Hamilton TE, McClane SJ, Baldwin S, Burke C, Patel H, Rombeau JL, Raper SE. Efficient adenoviral-mediated murine neonatal small intestinal gene transfer is dependent on alpha(v) integrin expression. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Dec; 32(12):1695-703. View abstract

    24.    McClane SJ, Hamilton TE, DeMatteo RP, Burke C, Raper SE. Effect of adenoviral early genes and the host immune system on in vivo pancreatic gene transfer in the mouse. Pancreas. 1997 Oct; 15(3):236-45. View abstract

    25.    McClane SJ, Hamilton TE, Burke CV, Raper SE. Functional consequences of adenovirus-mediated murine pancreatic gene transfer. Hum Gene Ther. 1997 Apr 10; 8(6):739-46. View abstract

    26.    Hamilton T, DeMatteo R, McClane S, Burke C, Rombeau J, Raper S. Adenoviral-mediated gene transfer to murine small intestine is more efficient in neonates than adults. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Feb; 32(2):373-7. View abstract

    27.    McClane SJ, DeMatteo RP, Hamilton T, Burke C, Raper SE. Immunosuppressive effect on pancreatic trangene expression with recombinant adenovirus. International Gene Therapy Symposium, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. 1997.

    28.    Hamilton TE, Koide S, Zhang W, Rombeau JL, Raper SE. Adenoviral-mediated gene transfer to the small intestinal isograft. Transplant Proc. 1996 Oct; 28(5):2444. View abstract

    29.    Hamilton TE, DeMatteo RP, McClane SJ, Burke C, Rombeau JL, Raper SE. Adenoviral- mediated gene transfer to murine small intestine is more efficient in neonates than adults. Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, San Diego, CA. 1996.

    30.    Hamilton TE, Rombeau JL. Enteral Nutrition. Nyhus LM, Baker RJ, Fischer JE, editors. Mastery of Surgery. 1996.

    31.    McClane SJ, DeMatteo RP, Hamilton T, Burke C, Raper SE. Gene transfer to the mouse pancreas using adenovirus with deletions in various early genes. Gastroenterology. 1996; 110(4).

    32.    Adamson WT, Hamilton TE, Shin D, Sharon M, Rornbeau JL. IGF-l and EGF enhance strength of intestinal anastomosis after bowel resection. 16th Annual Pediatric Surgical Resident's Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. 1995.

    33.    Hamilton TE, DeMatteo RP, Rombeau JL, Raper SE. A comparison of adenoviral and retroviral gene transfer into the small intestine. Surg Forum. 1995; 649-650.

    34.    Lew JI, Hamilton TE, Rombeau JL. The scientific-rationale and clinical utility of enteral nutritional therapy. Akttuelle Ernahrungsmedizin. 1995; Sonderheft 2:Band 20.

    35.    Ko W, Zelano J, Lazenby W, Hamilton T, Isom 0, Krieger K . Optimal storage period for extended heart preservation with the University of Wisconsin solution. The J CardiovascV Surg. 1992; 33(2):2204-2210.

    36.    Ko W, Zelano J, Lazzaro R, Lazenby W, Hamilton T, Isom 0, Krieger K. Superiority of the University of Wisconsin solution over simple crystalloid for extended heart preservation. J Thorac Cardiovas Surg. 1992; 103(5):980-982.

    37.    Hamilton TE, van Belle G, LoGerfo JP. Thyroid neoplasia in Marshall Islanders exposed to nuclear fallout. JAMA. 1987 Aug 7; 258(5):629-35. View abstract

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