About Dr. Mark M. Hamilton, MD, FACS

Facial Plastic Surgeon

Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Hamilton recognized as a
2012 Top Doc

Dr. Hamilton is Double Board Certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He specializes solely in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He maintains two offices in Indianapolis for plastic surgery procedures. As a recognized leader in his field, Dr. Hamilton has authored multiple publications and lectured widely to his colleagues on all aspects of facial plastic surgery. He has been selected by his peers as one of Indianapolis Monthly Magazine’s "Top Docs" and has been recognized by the Consumers Research Council of America as one of the "Top Physicians" in America for his work in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is actively involved at the IU School of Medicine in resident teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor there.

Dr. Hamilton graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University where he also received his MD degree. He received a merit based scholarship while in medical school and was recognized nationally for his research. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at St. Louis University, and followed this by completing a Facial Plastic Surgery fellowship through Indiana University. Dr. Hamilton is board certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Hamilton has served in a variety of leadership positions in the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, including Chairman of the Emerging Technologies committee and the Young Physicians Committee. In 2009 he was awarded the 1887 Award, nationally recognizing his commitment to the AAFPRS Foundation. He is also active in the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has been selected to author questions for the board exams. He presently sits on the board of directors of the Indianapolis Medical Society and serves as its Treasurer.

Dr. Hamilton has donated his time and support to many charitable organizations including the Julian Center, Nathan’s Battle, and Project Health. He also continues to provide surgery for victims of domestic violence through the Face To Face program.

Dr. Hamilton has performed multiple pro bono makeovers including the 2004 Fox 59 Circle City Swan Makeover, the 2005 Inside Edition Extreme Makeover, the 2006 Indianapolis Woman Dream Makeover, the 2009 Indianapolis South Magazine Makeover, and the 2011 Indianapolis Woman’s Make Over Your Man . In addition, he was selected Plastic Surgeon for the 2012 Indianapolis Woman Dream Makeover.

 

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
INSTITUTION
Degree
Year

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
B.A. (Chemistry)
1984-1988

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
M.D.
1988-1992

Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN
Surgery Intern
1992-1993

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,
Saint Louis University Hospitals St. Louis, MO
Resident
1993-1997

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Meridian Plastic Surgery Center / Indiana University Indianapolis, IN
Fellow
1997-1998

PRIVATE PRACTICE
Meridian Plastic Surgery Center/
Perkins Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery,
Indianapolis, IN
1998-2003

Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery, Indianapolis, IN
2003- present

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS – 1999 – Present
January 1999 – present Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine,
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Active, Indianapolis, IN
HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS – 1993 Present
St. Francis Hospitals, Indianapolis, IN
Active

Community Hospital South
Active

Clarian Hospitals (Methodist, I.U., Riley), Indianapolis, IN
Active

Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, IN
Active

Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN
Active
SPECIALTY BOARD STATUS
Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology
1998

Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2000
LICENSURE
Indiana
01046689A
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Member

American College of Surgeons
Fellow

American Medical Association
Member

Indiana State Medical Association
Member

Indianapolis Medical Society
Member

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons
Member
HONORS AND AWARDS
Undergraduate: Graduated with distinction – Phi Beta Kappa; Blue Key Honor Society; Honors Division.
Scholarship (Merit Based Scholarship); Intern for Senator Richard Lugar; Phi Gamma Delta
Fraternity; Student Athletic Board Chairman.
Medical School: AMA Student Scholarship (Merit Based Scholarship); Summer Research Grant
Recipient, Research presented regionally, accepted for national presentation.
AAFPRS: 1887 Award (for philanthropic commitment to the AAFPRS Foundation) 2009

 

TEACHING & ATTENDANCE AT POSTGRADUATE & CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN PRESENT RANK

COMMITTEES

PUBLICATIONS