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David Hamilton, MD

UCLA Physician David Hamilton, MD specializes in Ophthalmology.
Preferred Name
D. Rex Hamilton
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
A69988
Contact
(310) 825-2737
Fax Number
(310) 267-1921
Email Address
lrc@jsei.ucla.edu
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Laser Refractive Center
200 Stein Plaza, Rm I-340
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2003, 2014
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Ophthalmology, Cornea/Glaucoma, Minnesota Eye Consultants, PA, 2002 - 2003
Residency
Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1999 - 2002
Internship
Ophthalmology, Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1998 - 1999
Degree
MD, UC Irvine College of Medicine, 1998
CLINICAL INTEREST
Cataract, Clinical Trials, Corneal Transplant, Keratoconus, Laser, LASIK, Pterygium, Refractive Surgery
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Director, Laser Refractive Center
Provider, Cornea and Uveitis
MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest

Dr. Hamilton’s clinical interests include new keratorefractive surgical technologies, phakic intraocular lenses, accommodative intraocular lenses and applications of wavefront technology.

Additional Information

D. Rex Hamilton, MD, is Director of the UCLA Laser Refractive Center and Assistant Professor in the Cornea–External Ocular Disease & Uveitis Division at UCLA. He is highly trained in laser vision correction and has extensive experience working with the latest techniques. A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Hamilton received his doctor of medicine degree at the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He began performing refractive surgery during residency training at the Jules Stein Eye Institute. He then completed a one-year fellowship in refractive, cornea, anterior segment, cataract and glaucoma surgery at Minnesota Eye Consultants under the directorship of Dr. Richard Lindstrom.

He is actively involved in research and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. Recognized for his contributions to the field, he was elected to Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th Edition and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 7th Edition. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

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