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

CATEGORY I

Presented “Evaluation and Treatment of Facial Paralysis” Presented at Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, December 1995.

Presented “Otoplasty Techniques” Presented at Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, September 1996.

Presented “Preoperative Identification of Psychiatric Illness in the Aesthetic Surgery Patient” Sclafani AP,

Hamilton MM, Thomas Jr. and, “A Successful 15 Year Experience in Double Dome Tip Surgery Via Endonasal Approach – Nuances and Pitfalls” Hamilton, MM, Perkins SW, Presented at the Seventh International Symposium on Facial Aesthetic Surgery, June 16, 1998, Orlando, Florida.

CME – 26.0

Presented “Mersilene Mesh Chin Implantation: A Fourteen Year Experience” Gross E, Hamilton MM, Perkins SW. Presented at the AAFPRS Fall Meeting, September 10-12, 1998, San Antonio, Texas. CME – 14.5

AAFPRS 7th Annual Winter Symposium, Vail, Colorado, March 26-30, 2000. Presented “Utilizing Facial Trauma to Start a Facial Plastic Surgery Practice”, “Injectable Fillers: Dermalogen, Collagen, and Isolagen”, “Newer Devices and Techniques for the Cosmetic Patient”. CME – 20.5

Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting 2000, AAFPRS, Orlando, Florida, May 13-18, 2000.

Presented “Diode Laser Hair Removal”.
CME – 11.0

Facial Plastic Surgery 2000, Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, December 1-2, 2000. Presented “Concepts and Tips for Soft Tissue Trauma Repair”, “Going Digital in Your Office: Facilitating the Process”, Director, Laser Workshop: “Laser Safety and Physics”, “Efficacy of Long Pulse Green Light on Vascular Lesions.”

CME – 14.5

AAFPRS 8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, New York City, USA, May 1-5, 2002.

Presented “What Have We Learned in Laser Hair Removal?”; Moderator for “The International Forum: Management of Wrinkles”; Participant in Faculty Session on Soft-tissue Augmentation.
CME – 22.25

AAFPRS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 18-22, 2003. Moderator, Panel on latest in Resurfacing Techniques.
CME – 18.0

AAFPRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 30-May 2, 2004. Panel Moderator-Injectable Fillers CME – 12.0

Anatomy Lab Supervisor 89th Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, July, 7, 2004.
CME – 50.0

Attended AAFPRS Spring Meeting Boca Raton, FL, May 13, 2005.
CME – 10.0

AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 2005. Presented “What Have We Learned with CO2 Laser?”; “Microdermabrasion-Does It Really Do Anything?”
CME – 27.25

13th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery. Lectured on “Practice Management”, February, 3 2006.
CME – 18.0

Attended AAFPRS 9th International Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, May 1-3, 2006.
CME – 17.5

“Combined Full Face CO2 Laser and Rhytidectomy”-Lecture at St. Louis University School of Medicine, June 3, 2006.
CME – 4.0

Attended Annual Fall Meeting Toronto, Canada September 14-16, 2006.
CME – 22.5

Attended meeting, Boston, MA, June 28 – July 2, 2007. Advances in Rhinoplasty.
CME – 35.0

21st Annual Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Newport Beach,

CA, August 8-11, 2007. Lectured on “Artefill, The Role of a Permanent Injectable Filler”; “CO2

Laser and Hypopigmentation-Expect It”; “Minimizing Complications in Facelifts”; and “Avoiding

the Pluggy Look in Hair Transplantation”.
CME – 31.5

AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, September 18-21, 2007. Served as Moderator for

Sessions on Practice Management and Facelifting Techniques.
CME – 31.5

AMA Manuscript Review, Chicago, IL, May 2008. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery
CME – 3

23rd Annual Manion-Lingeman Lecture & Research Seminar, Indiana University School of Medicine,
June 7,2008. CME- 5.25

93rd Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, Indiana University School of Medicine, July 14, 2008. CME-4.00

AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, Sept 17-20, 2008. Moderator “Practice Management For The
Young Facial Plastic Surgeon”. Co-Presenter “Survey of Practice Trends Among Young

Facial Plastic Surgeons”. CME-

Conference on Head and Neck/Facial Surgery, Linyi People’s Hospital, Shandong Province, China.
October, 2008. Presented “Injectable Fillers in the US” and “Fractional Resurfacing-Here to Stay?”

94th Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, Indiana University School of Medicine, July 6-15, 2009. CME-4.00

Tenth International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Hollywood, FLA, April 28-May2, 2010.

Presented “Update on Injectable Fillers” lecture and video demonstration.

CATEGORY II

“The Collagen – Fibronectin – Endothelial Cell Surface: The Weak Link” Presented at the 1990 Midwest

Student Research Forum; Accepted to be presented at the 1991 National Medical Student Research Forum.

“Reconstruction of the Hypopharynx Following Ablative Cancer Surgery” Presented at the 1993 Resident

Research Forum, Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Inc.

“Versapulse Laser and the Treatment of Vascular and Pigmented Lesions”, Annual Facial Plastic

Surgery Seminar, Indiana University, November 14, 1998, Indianapolis, IN.

“The Versapulse and Light Sheer Diode Lasers”; Course Director, Meridian Plastic Surgery Center,
Indianapolis, IN – December 3, 1998; Lecture and Live Patient Demonstration, Sponsored by The
Coherent Medical Corporation.

“The Versapulse and Light Sheer Diode Lasers”; Course Director, Meridian Plastic Surgery Center,
Indianapolis, IN – March 13, 1999; Lecture and Live Patient Demonstration, Sponsored by The
Coherent Medical Corporation.

“Skin Rejuvenation Update: Featuring Ultra Pulse CO2 Laser Resurfacing, Ultra Fine Erbium Laser Resurfacing, and Skin Scape Microdermabrasion System”, Course Director, Meridian Plastic Surgery Center, Indianapolis, IN – May 20, 2000; Lecture and Surgical Demonstrations, Sponsored by the Coherent Medical Corporation.

Aesthera PPX – system. Presented for Aesthera at the May 2006 9th International Symposium, Las Vegas, NV

COMMITTEES

• American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1998-present

• Emerging Techniques & Technologies Committee, 2003-2006

• Chairman, 2003-2006

• Young Physicians Committee, 2005-present

• Chairman, 2007-2009

• Midwestern Credentials Representative, 2004-present

• Ethics Committee, 2007-2009

• American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2000-present

• Exam Development Committee, 2008-present

• Indianapolis Medical Society, 1998-present

• Board of Directors, 2006-present

• Vice Chairman, 2008-2009

• Treasurer/Secretary, 2009-2010

• Five Seasons Sports Club

• Board of Governors, 2004-2007

• IMS Project Health Board of Directors, 2010-present

PUBLICATIONS

Hamilton, Mark M., M.D.; Sargent, E. W., M.D.; Martin, D.S., M.D. “Bilateral Osteomas of the Petrous Temporal Bones,” Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 1996, July; 122 (7): 793, 795.

Kokoska, M.S., M.D.; Branham, G.H., M.D.; Hamilton, Mark M., M.D.; Thomas, J. R., M.D. “Endoscopic Excision of a Forehead Mass,” Archives of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 1997, August; 123 (8): 815-7.

Hamilton, Mark M., M.D.; Branham, G. H., M.D. “Concepts in Lip Reconstruction,” Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 1997 August; 30 (4): 593-606.

St. Charles, Christopher S., M.D.; Matt, Bruce H., M.D.; Hamilton, Mark M., M.D.; Katz, Barry, Ph.D.

“A Comparison of Ibuprofen versus Acetaminophen with Codeine in the Young Tonsillectomy

Patient,” Otolaryngology -Head and Neck Surgery. 1997, July; 117(1): 76-82.

Gross, Edward J., M.D.; Hamilton, Mark M., M.D.; Ackermann, Kelly, R.N., B.S.N.; Perkins, Stephen W., M.D. “Mersilene Mesh Chin Augmentation, A 14-Year Experience,”

Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 1999; 1: 183-189.

Cheng, Jacqueline T., M.D.; Hamilton, Mark M., M.D., Perkins, Stephen W., M.D. “Perioral Rejuvenation,”

Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. 2000, May; Volume 8, Number 2; pgs. 223-233.

Perkins, Stephen W., M.D., Dayan, Steven H., M.D., Sklarew, Eric C., M.D., Hamilton, Mark M., M.D., Bussell, Gregory S., M.D., “The Incidence of Sports-Related Facial Trauma In Children”.

ENT – Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, pages 632-638, Volume 79, No. 8, August 2000.

Perkins, Stephen W., M.D., Hamilton, Mark M., M.D., McDonald, Kate, R.N., B.S.N., “A Successful 15 Year Experience in Double Dome Tip Surgery Via Endonasal Approach – Nuances and Pitfalls”.

Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 2001; Volume 3, Number 3; pgs.:157-164.

Perkins, Stephen W., M.D., Hamilton, Mark M., M.D., Cheng, Jacqueline T., M.D., “Collagen and Injectable Fillers”.Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, pp. 73-85, Vol. 35, Number

February 2002.

Thomas, J. Regan, M.D., Sclafani, Anthony P., M.D., Hamilton, Mark, M.D., McDonough, Erin, Ph.D.

“Preoperative Identification of Psychiatric Illness in Aesthetic Facial Surgery Patients”.

Aesth. Plast. Surg. 25:64-67, 2001.

Hamilton, Mark M., M.D., Dayan, Steven H., M.D., Carniol, Paul J., M.D. “Laser Hair Removal Update”.

Facial Plastic Surgery, Volume 17, Number 3, August 2001; pgs. 219-222.

Eppley, Barry L., Hamilton, Mark M.”Secondary Rhinoplasty For Traumatic Nasal Deformities”. In Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Facial Reconstruction. Elsevier Science, 2003: 499-516.

Perkins SW, Hamilton MM. Endonasal Tip Approaches and Techniques. In Essentials of Septorhinoplasty; Thieme, 2004.

Hamilton, Mark M. “Laser Treatment of Vascular and Pigmented Lesions in the Office”. Facial Plastic Surgery, February 2004

Hamilton, Mark M. Guest Editor Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. Topic Facial Resurfacing August 2004 Volume 12, Number 3

Hamilton, Mark M “Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America Elsevier, Inc. August 2004, Volume 12, number 3. pgs 289-295

Hamilton, MM, Hobgood, TG “Emerging Trends IN Male Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery”. Facial Plastic Surgery, Volume 21, Number 4, November 2005: pgs. 324-327

Hamilton MM. Hair Replacement Surgery. Chapter in Surgical Facial Rejuvenation; Thieme 2008 pages 160-168

Carniol P, Harmon C, Hamilton M. Ablative Laser Facial Skin Rejuvenation; chapter in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 3rd edition, 2009. Pages 321-330

Derosa J, Hamilton M. Young Physician’s Survey. Research Letter. Archive’s of Facial Plastic Surgery, May/June 2010, pages 202-204.