Indianapolis Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Mark M. Hamilton
About Dr. Mark M. Hamilton, MD, FACS
Dr. Hamilton recognized as a 2012 -2014 Top Doc
Dr. Mark Hamilton specializes solely in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He 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.
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 has served in a variety of leadership positions in the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, including Chairman of the Emerging Technologies committee, the Young Physicians Committee and Credentials 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 and served as an oral examiner. He is a previous President of the Indianapolis Medical Society and presently serves on its Executive Board of Directors.
Dr. Hamilton has donated his time and support to many charitable organizations including the Julian Center, Nathan’s Battle, and Project Health. He also continue 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 You Man. In addition he was selected Plastic Surgeon for the 2012 Indianapolis Woman Dream Makeover.
Dr. Hamilton was also given the Real Self Award in 2015.
Dr. Hamilton was also given the Real Self Award in 2018.
Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery
IU Health North – 11725 North Illinois Street, Suite 545, Carmel, IN 46032 • Phone: 317-614-0639
533 East County Line Road, Suite 104, Greenwood, IN 46143 • Phone: 317-210-4339
MARK MCKNIGHT HAMILTON, M.D., F.A.C.S.
533 East County Line Road, Suite 104
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
(317) 614-0639 – (317) 210-4339
|Indiana University||B.A. (Chemistry)||1984-1988|
|Indiana University School of Medicine,||M.D.||1988-1992|
|Methodist Hospital of Indiana||Surgery Intern||1992-1993|
|Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery,||Resident||1993-1997|
|Saint Louis University Hospitals St. Louis, MO|
|Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,||Fellow||1997-1998|
|Meridian Plastic Surgery Center, Indiana University Indianapolis, IN|
|Meridian Plastic Surgery Center|
|Perkins Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery, Indianapolis, IN||1998-2003|
|Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery, Indianapolis, IN||2003-present|
|Clinical Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine||1999-present|
|Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery||Active|
|Franciscan Hospitals, Indianapolis, IN||Active|
|Community Hospital South, Indianapolis, IN||Active|
|IU North Hospital, Carmel, IN||Active|
|Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN||Courtesy|
|SPECIALTY BOARD STATUS|
|The American Board of Otolaryngology||1998|
|The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery||2000|
|State of Indiana||01046689A|
|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|
|American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery||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
|American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery||1998-Present|
|Emerging Techniques & Technologies Committee||2003-2006|
|Emerging Techniques & Technologies Chairman||2003-2006|
|Young Physicians Committee||2005-2014|
|Young Physicians Chairman||2007-2009|
|Midwestern Credentials Representative||2004-2014|
|Midwestern Credentials Committee Chairman||2010-2014|
|American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery||2000-present|
|Exam Development Committee||2008-present|
|Exam Development Committee chairman||2015-present|
|Board of Directors||2016-present|
|Indianapolis Medical Society||1998-present|
|Indianapolis Medical Society Board of Directors||2006-present|
|Indianapolis Medical Society Board Chairman||2008-2009|
|Indianapolis Medical Society Treasurer/Secretary||2009-2010|
|Indianapolis Medical Society President||2013-2014|
|Five Seasons Sports Club Board of Governors||2004-2007|
|IMS Project Health Board of Directors||2010-2014|
Teaching & Attendance At Postgraduate & Continuing Education Courses In Present Rank
Facial Plastic Surgery Winter Symposium, Beaver Creek, Colorado. January 19-22, 2017.
Presented: “Treatment of the Lower Eyelid and Cheek Junction”; “Tips for Utilizing Nurse Injector’s in a Busy Aesthetics Practice.”
AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Music City Center, Nashville, TN.
October 6-9, 2016.
12th Annual Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology Meeting.
June 8 – 12, 2016
6 AMA PRA 1 credit
Facial Plastic Surgery International Winter Meeting, Barbados. January 21-25, 2016.
Presented: “Volumizing the Midface”; “Managing the Tear Trough”; “The Evolution of Laser Resurfacing – Where are We Now?”
AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Sheraton Dallas Hotel. October 1-3, 2015.
Presented “Laser Resurfacing Case Presentations”; “Laser Complications”
Served on a panel discussing “Practice Management”
AAFPRS Spring Meeting, Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers. May 14-17, 2015.
Presented: Advances in Rhinoplasty 2015
Facial Plastic Surgery International Winter Meeting, Beaver Creek, Colorado. January 21-25, 2015. Presented: “Volumizing the Face with Injectable Fillers”; “Fractional Lasers: Where are We Now?”
AAFPRS Fall Meeting. Orlando FL. September 17-21, 2014.
Presented on Fractional Laser Resurfacing;
Served on a panel Laser Complications; How to avoid them and how to treat when they occur.
11th International Symposium on Facial Plastic Surgery, New York, NY.
Presented: “Volumizing the Face with Injectable Fillers”; “Treatment of the Tear trough/lower eyelid/cheek Junction”
Laboratory Instructor: Facelift Anatomy Lab
3rd Biennial Caribbean Facial Plastic Surgery Update. Paradise Island, Nassau. March 3-7, 2014. Presented “Facelifting Approaches and Technologies” and “Personal Approach to Fractional Resurfacing”
Attended AAFRPS Fall Meeting. Moderator for “Rethinking Neurotoxins and Fillers” New Orleans, LA October 19-21, 2013
AAFPRS Meeting, Advances in Rhinoplasty – Didactic sessions. Chicago, IL. May 8-11, 2013.
The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. Winter Symposium January 23-27, 2013. Presentations of “Fractional CO2 Laser vs. Full Ablative CO2 Laser” and “Long Term Results with Artefill”
Attended AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting. September 5-8, 2012
Attended AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting. September 8-11, 2011. Presentations of “Malar Bags” and Utilizing a Nurse Injector, “Pearls and Pitfalls”
The Seventh Annual Facial Plastic Cosmetic Surgery 2011, An International Multi-Specialty Symposium, June 26, 2011
Indiana University 96th Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of The Head Neck and Temporal Bone July 16-23, 2011
Northern Indiana Education Foundation, “EPIC One Chart- Physician100/2001 Surgeon” in Indianapolis, IN on January 15, 2011
AAFPRS Fall meeting September 23-26, 2013
AAFPRS General Session, April 12,2010
Tenth International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Hollywood, FL, April 28-May2, 2010. Presented “Update on Injectable Fillers” lecture and video demonstration
Attended AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA December 31, 2010
Attended AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting. October 5, 2009
94rd Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, Indiana University School of Medicine, July 6-15, 2009.
AMA Manuscript Review, Chicago, IL, May 2008. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery
23rd Annual Manion-Lingeman Lecture & Research Seminar, Indiana University School of Medicine,
June 7, 2008.
93rd Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, Indiana University School of Medicine, July 14, 2008.
Pro National Risk Management “Loss prevention for Today’s Physician at Indianapolis, In on August 14, 2008
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”.
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?”
Attended AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting Washington, DC September 18-20, 2007
Attended meeting, Boston, MA, June 28 — July 2, 2007 Advances in Rhinoplasty
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”
Pro National Risk Management, “And To Think You Had A Bad Day”, Indianapolis, IN
August 16, 2007
AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, September 18-21, 2007. Served as Moderator for Sessions on Practice Management and Face-lifting Techniques
13th Annual Winter Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery. Lectured on “Practice Management”, February 3, 2006
Attended AAFPRS 9th International Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, May 1-3, 2006
“Combined Full Face CO2 Laser and Rhytidectomy”-Lecture at St. Louis University School of Medicine, June 3, 2006
Attended AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting Toronto, Canada September 14-16, 2006
Attended AAFPRS Spring Meeting Boca Raton, FL, May 13, 2005.
AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, September 21, 2005. Presented: “What Have We Learned with CO2 Laser?”; “Microdermabrasion: Does It Really Do Anything?”
AAFPRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 30-May 2, 2004. Panel: Moderator-Injectable Fillers
AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting September 21, 2004
Anatomy Lab Supervisor 89th Annual Anatomy and Histopathology of the Head, Neck and Temporal Bone, July, 7, 2004.
AAFPRS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, September 18-22, 2003. Moderator, Panel on latest in Resurfacing Techniques.
AAFPRS 8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, New York City, NY, May 1-5, 2002. Presented “What Have We Learned in Laser Hair Removal?”; Moderator for “The International Forum: Participant in Faculty Session on Soft-tissue Augmentation.
AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting, September 21, 2002
AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting, September 8, 2001
AAFPRS 7th Annual Winter Symposium, Vail, Colorado, March 26-30, 2000. Presented “Utilizing Facial Trauma to Start a Facial Plastic Surgery Practice”, “Injectable Fillers: Dermatogen, Collagen, and Isolagen”, “Newer Devices and Techniques for the Cosmetic Patient”.
Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting 2000, AAFPRS, Orlando, Florida, May 13-18, 2000. Presented “Diode Laser Hair Removal”.
AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting, September 23, 2000
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.”
AAFPRS After Cadaver and Scientific Session, May 15-16, 1999
AAFPRS Computer Pres Software and Scientific Session 2 and 3. April 29-30, 1999
AAFPRS Annual Fall Meeting, September 25, 1999
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, FL
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, TX
Presented “Otoplasty Techniques” Presented at Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, September 1996.
Presented “Evaluation and Treatment of Facial Paralysis” Presented at Grand Rounds, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center
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, MS., 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., Skiarew, 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, Number 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 1, 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”. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 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 Addition, 2009. Pages 321-330
Derosa J, Hamilton M. Young Physician’s Survey. Research Letter. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, May/June 2010, pages 202-204.
Derosa J, Hamilton M. Laser Hair Removal Chapter; publication pending
Beaty M, Hamilton M. Guest co-editor “Neck Rejuvenation” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Hamilton M., Chan D. “Adjuvant Procedures For Neck Rejuvenation” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, May 2014
Presidents Columns Indianapolis Medical Society Bulletin; 12 articles from September 2013 – August 2014
Sufyan AS, Carniol P, Hamilton M. “Ablative and Nonablative Skin Rejuvenation”. In: Sclafani AP (Ed.). Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Philadelphia: Jaypee; 2016. Pp. 385-396
Carniol P, Harirchian S, Hamilton M. “Lasers in Facial Plastic Surgery” In: Sclafani AP (Ed.). Sataloff’s Comprehensive Textbook of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Philadelphia: Jaypee; 2016.Pp. 75-85
Hamilton M. “The Science Behind Lasers: How The Physical Properties of Lasers Affect the Skin. Chapter in Truswell W (Ed) Laser and Light. Thieme 2016
Carniol P, Hamilton M., Carniol E. Current Status of Fractional Laser Resurfacing. JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery 17(5) 2015: 360-366
Carniol P, Hamilton M. Harirchian S. Ablative Laser Facial Skin Rejuvenation; chapter in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 4th Thieme 2016, Pp 235-245
Hamilton M, Long M. The Co2 Laser for Fractional and Ablative Resurfacing. Chapter in Expert Techniques in Facial Plastic Surgery. Publication pending
Hamilton M, Campbell A, Holcomb D. Controversies in Laser Resurfacing. Chapter in Fedok F, Kelman R (Ed.) Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America Publication Pending