Keith William Hamilton, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Clinical Operations, Suite 110 Silverstein Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6995
BA (Major in Chemistry, Minor in American Government)
Franklin and Marshall College, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections
Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
General Infectious Diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Infection Control
Healthcare Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections

Selected Publications

White D, Hamilton K, Pegues D, Hanish A, Umscheid CA.: The impact of a computerized clinical decision support tool on inappropriate Clostridium difficile testing. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38(10): 1204-8, October 2017.

Agarwalla A, Weber A, Davey S, Hamilton K, Goldberg D, Rhim A, Yang Y.: Lactulose is associated with decreased risk of Clostridium difficile-infection in decompensated cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 15(6): 953-4, June 2017.

Scarpato SJ, Timko DR, Cluzet VC, Dougherty JP, Nunez JJ, Fishman NO, Hamilton KW.: An Evaluation of Antibiotic Prescribing Practices upon Hospital Discharge. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38(3): 353-5, March 2017.

Lukaszewicz Buschen J, Mehta JM, Hamilton KW, Binkley S, Timko DR, Lautenbach E, Pegues DA.: Impact of two different antimicrobial stewardship methods on frequency of streamlining antimicrobial agents in patients with bacteremia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38(1): 89-95, January 2017.

Carey GB, Kim D, Barton, G; Rubin H, Hadjiliadis D, Hansen-Flaschen J, Dorgan, D, Hines J, Blumberg E, Weikert B, Wilck M, Norris A, Tebas P, Hamilton KW. : Clofazimine in Rapidly Growing Mycobacterial Infection. IDWeek 2017.

Overly S, Peterson D, Mehta JM, Hayes S, Hamilton KW.: Evaluating models used in clinical decision support for empiric antibiotic therapy. IDWeek 2017.

Varga A, Cressman L, Lautenbach E, Cluzet V, Tolomeo P, Hamilton KW.: Use of a precision antibiotic therapy (PAT) prediction model to identify multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organisms. IDWeek 2017.

Huang KG, Cluzet V, Hamilton K, Fadugba O. : The impact of reported β-lactam allergy in hospitalized patients with hematological malignancies requiring antibiotics. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting 2017.

Olivier K, Vinnard C, Marras TK, Hamilton K. Adjemian J, Eagle Ga, Zhang R, Chou E, Wang P, Zhang Q.: All-cause mortality in patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in a large US managed care population. Chest 2017.

Hamilton K: Médecins Sans Frontières and the West African Ebola epidemic. Emerg Infect Dis 2017.

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Last updated: 01/30/2018
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