Kojo Hamilton


Dr. Kojo Hamilton is a neurosurgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. For more than a decade he has specialized in spine trauma, adult spinal deformity, and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Actively committed to the advancement of spine care, Dr. Hamilton teaches surgical techniques for scoliosis and adult spinal deformity and presents spine surgery research at medical conferences. He is an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery and Co-Director of the Spine Fellowship Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He has written articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals, such as Spine, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, and the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience.

Select Professional Memberships and Achievements

  • Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member, Scoliosis Research Society
  • Member, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
  • Member, AANS/CNS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care

Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • BS – Biochemistry, University of Maryland
  • MD – University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Residency – Neurosurgery, University of Virginia
  • Fellowship – Brain and Spine Surgery, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
  • Fellowship – Complex Spine Surgery, University of Virginia

Clinic Information

UPMC Department Of Neurosurgery
1350 Locust Street
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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