James Hamilton, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 11/02/2021

James P. A. Hamilton, MD, FAASLD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of Hepatology

Associate Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


Dr Hamilton is a clinician scientist specializing in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, His specific clinical interests include Wilson Disease, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, HIV infected cirrhosis, Cystic Fibrosis related liver disease, and Post-Fontan cirrhosis.  He is involved in clinical trials focusing on NASH, he is the Hepatologist for the HIV+ transplant protocol (HOPE), and sees patients in our general hepatology clinic as well as in our Healthy Eating Activity and Weight Loss Program. Dr Hamilton has also been involved with many educational programs within Johns Hopkins Medicine: from 2014-2018, He was the Program Director for the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship and the Co-Director of the Genes to Society Gastroenterology/Hepatology Curriculum. He is also a frequent lecturer at CME conferences hosted by the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. and has been invited to give educational talks in The United States, Mexico, Germany, Turkey, Lebanon, Italy, and China. His primary research focus is investigating the mechanisms of copper-induced liver inflammation, fibrosis, and deregulation of lipid metabolism in Wilson disease, which is supported by the NIH.