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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, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Medicine, 100 Centrex Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6932
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.
Principles of Medical Education: Maximizing Your Teaching Skills, Harvard Medical School, 2011-2011.
Basic Training Course in Healthcare Epidemiology, The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Centers for Disease Control, 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.
Penn Medicine Leadership Enhancement 2.0, Penn Medicine, 2020-2020.
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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

Asti L, Bartsch S, Umscheid C, Hamilton K, Nachamkin I, Lee B: The potential economic value of sputum culture use in patients with community-acquired pneumonia and healthcare-associated pneumonia. Clin Microbiol Infect 25(8): e1-1038e9, Aug 2019.

Carey GB, Tebas P, Vinnard C, Kim D, Hadjiliadis D, Hansen-Flaschen J, Dorgan D, Glaser L, Barton G, Hamilton KW. : Clinical outcomes of clofazimine use for rapidly growing mycobacterial infections. Open Forum Infect Dis 2019.

Lerman DT, Hamilton KW, Byrne D, Lee DF, Zeitler K, Claridge T, Gray J, Minamoto GY: The impact of infection among left ventricular assist device recipients on post-transplantation outcomes: A retrospective review. Transpl Infect Dis 20(6): e12995, Dec 2018.

Marras TK, Vinnard C, Zhang Q, Hamilton K, Adjemian J, Eagle G, Zhang R, Chou E, Olivier KN: Relative risk of all-cause mortality in patients With nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in a US managed care population. Respir Med 145: 80-88, Dec 2018 Notes: Poster.

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.

Vinnard C, Mezochow A, Oakland H, Klingsberg R, Hansen-Flaschen J, Hamilton K: Assessing response to therapy for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease: Quo vadis? Front Microbiol 9: 2813, 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, MClintock SS, Hamilton K, Sharma N, Osiemo B, Berger I, Hossain E, Borovskiy Y, Marcotte PJ, Maloney E, Smith LJ, Grady MS: Impact of reduced pre-incision antibiotic infusion time on surgical site infection rates: A retrospective cohort study. Ann Surgery Page: Epub ahead of print, Aug 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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