Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD

Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD

Neurosurgeon at UPMC Department of Neurosurgery

Meet Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD

Dr. Hamilton is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

He specializes in scoliosis, adult and pediatric spinal deformity, and spinal trauma.

Dr. Hamilton at a Glance

  • Dr. Hamilton teaches highly advanced techniques for treating scoliosis and adult spinal deformity and was named one of Pittsburgh’s Best Doctors in Pittsburgh Magazine (2016).
  • He received subspecialty training in complex spine, spinal deformity, scoliosis and spine surgical oncology, with a combined neurosurgical and orthopedic fellowship, at the University of Virginia.

Discuss your options for high quality spine care with Dr. Hamilton.

Dr. Hamilton is a member of UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

Directions to our primary location in

Pittsburgh, PA

How Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Fellowship, Complex Spine - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Residency - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Fellowship, Brain and Spine - Auckland City Hospital
  • Medical Degree - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia


  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Basilar Invagination
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Compression Fractures
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fracture
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Meningioma
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Neurofibroma
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Schwannoma
  • Spinal Canal and Cerebellum Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trauma
  • Vascular Malformations


  • ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • CT-Guided Surgery
  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Dorsal Root Rhizotomy
  • Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ)
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy
  • Hydrocephalus Shunts
  • Intrathecal Pain (Pump) Therapy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Microforaminotomy
  • Microlaminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Selective Nerve Root Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spine Oncology
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Traditional Surgery
  • Tumor Resection & Reconstruction
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Accolades for Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD

Professional Affiliations

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons


  • 2016 - Pittsburgh’s Best Doctors, Pittsburgh Magazine

Office Information for Dr. Kojo Hamilton, MD

UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust Street
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Primary Location:

UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust Street
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Additional Locations

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Suite B-400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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UPMC South Hills
1300 Oxford Drive
Suite 1D
Bethel Park, PA 15102
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Profile last updated: August 8, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.