Kojo Hamilton

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


  • Balance Disorders
  • Basilar Invagination
  • Brain Tumors
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fractures
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Meningioma
  • Neurofibroma
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trauma
  • Vascular Malformations


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • CT-Guided Surgery
  • Dorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ)
  • Dynamic Lumbar Stabilization
  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Microforaminotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Pumps
  • Radiofrequency Procedures
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Oncology
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Tumor Resection

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 Driving Directions

Primary Location

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

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