About Dr Kirsty Hamilton


Dr Hamilton is a Sydney-based neurosurgeon, working at St Vincent’s private and public hospitals. She has expertise in the management of spinal degeneration, tumours, and trauma. Dr Hamilton also has a special interest in the treatment of brain tumours.

She obtained her primary medical qualification through Monash University (Melbourne). Her surgical training was completed across institutions in Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth including St Vincent’s Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Mater Hospital, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital.

After completing her Australian training, she undertook a Complex Spine Fellowship in Arizona, USA under the direction of Professor John Hurlbert. This additional experience further advanced her clinical and operative skills and provided Dr Hamilton with expertise to treat spinal deformity and oncological conditions.

Dr Hamilton is the Supervisor of Neurosurgical Training at St Vincent’s Hospital. She is a frequent reviewer for World Neurosurgery journal. Dr Hamilton is a member of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia and American Association of Neurological Surgeons. She is a member at large of the AO Spine AUNZ Council and a member of the NSA/AOA Post Fellowship Education and Training Committee in Spinal Surgery.

Dr Hamilton regularly attends conferences and training courses to provide her patients with access to state-of-the-art technologies and techniques. She works in a multidisciplinary environment to collaborate with other physicians and allied health staff to provide the best possible patient care.

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