Dr. Morris R Hamilton MD
Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) | Nephrology1542 Medical Park Cir Tupelo MS, 38801
Dr. Morris Hamilton is a nephrologist practicing in Tupelo, MS. Dr. Hamilton specializes in the care and treatment of the kidneys. As a nephrologist, Dr. Hamilton most typically treats conditions like kidney stones, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, polycystuc kidney disease, high blood pressure and more. Nephrologists are also experts on kidney transplantation and dialysis. They are usually referred to by primary care physicians for problems related to the kidneys, and while they can perform tests to diagnose kidney disorders, they do not perform surgeries.
Education and Training
Univ of Ms Sch of Med, Jackson Ms 1983
University of Mississippi School of Medicine 1983
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology
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