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James Peter Hamilton, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


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Main Location

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes



Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495

2360 W. Joppa Road
Suite 205
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-616-7361

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-3530
Fax: 410-955-9677


Fatty Liver, Gastroenterology, Hemochromatosis, Hepatitis, Hepatocellular Cancer, Jaundice, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Mass, Liver Test Abnormalities, Liver Transplant , Liver Transplant Evaluation, Liver Tumors, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Sclerosing Cholangitis

Research Interests

Pathogenesis of Liver fibrosis and cancer; Early detection biomarker discovery for hepatocellular carcinoma


Dr. Hamilton is an assistant professor of medicine and the program director for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship program. 
His clinical specialties include liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, acute and chronic viral, alcoholic, non-alcoholic, autoimmune, and cholestatic liver disease. His research interest is the molecular genetics of hepatocellular carcinoma and early detection biomarkers. 
Dr. Hamilton is a 2005 recipient of the National Institutes of Health/ National Research Scholar Award for gastroenterology and hepatology. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Maryland School of Medicine / MD; Medicine (2000)


    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University / Internal Medicine (2003)


    • University of Maryland Medical Center / Gastroenterology (2006)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (2007)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2006)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Transplant Hepatology (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    Sorafeneb Prophylaxis for Advanced HCC after Liver Transplant

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • Research Fellowship, NRSA


    • AASLD
    • AGA
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