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Keith William Hamilton, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Infectious Diseases Division
Director Internal Medicine Clerkship, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Hospital Epidemiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Infectious Diseases Transition Service (IDTS), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of 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
Education:
BA (Major in Chemistry, Minor in American Government)
Franklin and Marshall College, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2007.
Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2009.
Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2011.
Basic Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control, 2011-2011.
Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, Harvard Medical School, 2011-2011.
Course for New Clerkship Directors, Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine, 2011-2011.
Advanced Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control , 2012-2012.
Penn Medicine Physician Leadership Academy, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2013-2014.
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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

Dutcher L, Degnan K, Lautenbach E, Pegues D, David MZ, Cluzet V, Cressman L, Bilker W, Tolomeo P, Adu-Gyamfi A, Hamilton KW: Improving outpatient antimicrobial prescribing for respiratory tract infections. IDWeek October 2019.

Ruggero MA, Redline G, Weiss SJ, Binkley S, Hamilton KW: Evaluation of vancomycin levels following weight-based pre-operative and re-warming vancomycin dosing in cardiac surgery. IDWeek October 2019.

Burns J, Mersinger K, Saw S, Morgan S, Athans V, Dutcher L, Pegues D, Degnan K, Binkley S, Hamilton K: Characterization of antibiotic superutilizers in the inpatient setting. IDWeek October 2019.

White M, Lenzi K, Dutcher L, Saw S, Morgan S, Binkley S, Athans V, Cimino C, Degnan K, Hamilton K: Impact of levofloxacin MICs on outcomes with levofloxacin step-down therapy in Enterobacteriaceae bloodstream infections. IDWeek October 2019.

Huggins J, Barnett I, Hamilton K: Use of a machine learning-based prediction model to guide antibiotic de-escalation in the treatment of urinary tract infections. IDWeek October 2019.

Szymczak JE, Muller BM, Shakamuri N, Hamilton K, Gerber JS, Dumvati G, Fridkin S, Lautenbach E: The path of least resistance: Prescriber perceptions of fluoroquinolones, extended-spectrum cephalosporins and Clostridium difficile infection. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Annual Conference April 2019.

Chen AI, Bilker WB, Hamilton KW, O'Donnell JA, Nachamkin I: Blood culture utilization at an academic hospital: Addressing a gap in benchmarking. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 39(11): 1353-1359, Nov 2018.

Luther VP, Shnekendorf R, Abbo LM, Advani S, Armstrong WS, Barsoumian AE, Beeler CB, Bystritsky R, Cherabuddi K, Cohen S, Hamilton KW, Ince D, Justo JA, Logan A, Lynch JB, Nori P, Ohl CA, Patel PK, Pottinger PS, Schwartz BS, Stack C, Zhou Y: Antimicrobial Stewardship Training for Infectious Diseases Fellows: Program Directors Identify a Curriculum Need. Clin Infect Dis 67(8): 1285-1287, Sep 2018.

Malhotra NR, Piazza M, Demoor R, McClintock SD, Hamilton K, Sharma N, Osiemo B, Berger I, Hossain E, Borovskiy Y, Maloney E, Smith LJ, Grady MS: Impact of Reduced Preincision Antibiotic Infusion Time on Surgical Site Infection Rates: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Surg Aug 2018.

Huang Kuan-Hsiang G, Cluzet V, Hamilton K, Fadugba O: The Impact of Reported Beta-Lactam Allergy in Hospitalized Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Requiring Antibiotics. Clin Infect Dis 67(1): 27-33, Jun 2018.

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Last updated: 09/21/2019
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