Dr. Hamilton is a caring board-certified surgeon who is passionate about taking care of her patients. She has dedicated most of her adult life to helping others. She is an experienced general surgeon who has performed many bread-and-butter general surgery cases but has a passion for studying and helping those struggling with obesity. A native of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Dr. Hamilton has traveled the world for her studies. After completing her undergraduate and graduate studies, she went to medical school at the University of Texas in San Antonio to receive her medical degree. She did her residency under the direction of Dr. L.D. Britt at Eastern Virginia Medical School and received laparoscopic and bariatric fellowship training in San Antonio. Dr. Hamilton sits on the bariatric committee for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and has multiple presentations and publications researching both general and bariatric diseases. She has performed hundreds of bariatric procedures and has made weight loss surgery her primary focus.