Robert C. Hamilton, M.D., F.A.A.P.,. has been in practice in Santa Monica for the past 26 years. He earned his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from University of California, Davis and from there he came to UCLA for medical school and pediatric residency. He remained for an additional year and served as Chief Resident for one year before going into private practice in Santa Monica.
After 12 years of practice with Santa Monica Pediatric Group, Dr. Hamilton ventured off to form his own practice, Pacific Ocean Pediatrics, in the fall of 1996. He has hospital privileges at Providence-St. John's Health Center. In addition to Dr. Hamilton's practice, he has also been active in overseas humanitarian medical missions. In 1998 he founded Lighthouse Medical Missions and has led 25 medical mission teams to Africa and Central America.
Dr. Hamilton and his wife Leslie are the proud parents of six children and seven grandchildren. For leisure, Dr. Hamilton enjoys biking, reading, and political involvement. He also has an eclectic taste for all kinds of music and enjoys working on the board of the Santa Monica Symphony with his daughter Sarah.