Dr. Robert Hamilton

I am a retired general and vascular surgeon, trained at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, and practiced for twenty-nine years in private practice in Alton, Illinois.

My additional experience includes: Flight Medical Officer in theUnited States Air Force; Veteran’s hospitals in Nebraska as a medical student, a surgical resident, and teaching faculty; Board of Trustees of the Illinois State Medical Society for 12 years and president of the Madison County Medical Society; medical staff president and chairman of the surgery departments in three Alton hospitals. I am Certified by the American Board of Surgery and am a member of the AMA and the American College of Surgeons.

I have been actively involved in medical malpractice reform since 1975 and have written many newspaper articles on health care reform since 1993.