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About Dr. Melinda F Hamilton

Dr. Melinda F Hamilton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Specialties

Dr. Melinda F Hamilton has the following 4 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Board Certifications

Dr. Melinda F Hamilton is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melinda F Hamilton accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Humana
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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