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Dr Leo Hamilton

MD (Alabama, USA)

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Dr Leo Hamilton

KIds Clinic @ Novena

  • Place of Practice

    Kids Clinic @ Novena
    101 Irrawaddy Road
    Royal Square at Novena #16-09
    Singapore 329565

    Tel: (65) 6817 9608


    Opening Hours

    Monday – Friday

    9.00am to 1.00pm
    2.00pm to 5.00pm

    Saturday

    9:00am – 1:00pm

    Sunday & Public Holidays

    Closed


    Languages Spoken

    English


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Dr Leo Hamilton

MD (Alabama, USA)

Specialty: General Paediatrics

Sub-specialty:

  • Paediatric Hematology / Oncology
  • Languages Spoken

    English

Sub-specialty:

  • Paediatric Hematology / Oncology
Dr Leo Hamilton trained in the United States, with degrees in History and Religion from Auburn University, subsequently graduating from medical school in 2000 from the University of Alabama. He trained with a residency at Maine Medical Centre before continuing to complete a Fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2006. He became US board-certified in 2003 in the speciality of Paediatrics, and 2006 in the sub-speciality of Paediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Dr Leo spent several years as a private practice Paediatric Hematologist/Oncologist before relocating with his family to Singapore in 2011 and has since continued as a Paediatrician in Singapore. Dr Leo cares for children from newborns at delivery to teenagers. Beyond his background in Hematology/Oncology, he has an interest in asthma, behavioural issues (primarily ADHD), teen health, and modern management of routine childhood illnesses such as ear infections, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia.

He sees newborns and children in his clinic at Royal Square Novena, as well as at the private hospitals like Mount Elizabeth Novena, Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Gleneagles, Parkway East, and Thomson Medical Centre.

Temporary Changes: In light of the current situation, Dr Leo Hamilton will be seeing newborns & children in Gleneagles only, until further notice. You can request for Dr Leo at the A&E department in Gleneagles.

Dr Leo has a strong belief in practising modern, up-to-date medicine that minimises interventions and medications. During his training, he learned that most of everything he knows about Paediatrics changes, hence sticking to evidence-based medicine is his guiding principle. The basic care he provided 20 years ago when he started as a Paediatrician has changed tremendously, and he knows it will continue to.

Dr Leo is a strong believer that most children need few or no medications, and enjoys working with parents to determine what medicines will help, and what is unnecessary. Knowing when a test is needed is an important part of being a Paediatrician and a central part of his practice.

Every child is unique and developing a relationship with children, teenagers, and families is important to develop the care and treatment each individual needs. Knowing when to test, when to treat, and when a hospital stay is needed are instrumental in Dr Leo’s practice as a patient-centred paediatrician.

Dr Leo lives with his wife and numerous animals. His daughter completed high school in 2019 and is starting University in Australia. He enjoys reading, travel, and long-distance running.
  • Place of Practice

    Kids Clinic @ Novena
    101 Irrawaddy Road
    Royal Square at Novena #16-09
    Singapore 329565

    Tel: (65) 6817 9608

Monday – Friday

9.00am to 1.00pm
2.00pm to 5.00pm

Saturday

9:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday & Public Holidays

Closed

For a smooth clinic visit, kindly ensure the following has been done BEFORE your visit:
1. Confirm with your insurer that:
  • Your insurance can be used at our clinic
  • Criteria for insurance usage e.g. age of child, need for GP referral letter etc.
  • Payment terms e.g. co-payment (if any), pay first and claim later
  • Terms of coverage for treatment and medication
  • Limits of claim amount
2. Bring along your insurance card for verification at the clinic.
3. Keep the 24-hour hotline of your insurer, should you have further questions while at our clinic.

Professional Qualifications

Dr Leo Hamilton trained in the United States, with degrees in History and Religion from Auburn University, subsequently graduating from medical school in 2000 from the University of Alabama. He trained with a residency at Maine Medical Centre before continuing to complete a Fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2006. He became US board-certified in 2003 in the speciality of Paediatrics, and 2006 in the sub-speciality of Paediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Clinical Experience

Dr Leo spent several years as a private practice Paediatric Hematologist/Oncologist before relocating with his family to Singapore in 2011 and has since continued as a Paediatrician in Singapore. Dr Leo cares for children from newborns at delivery to teenagers. Beyond his background in Hematology/Oncology, he has an interest in asthma, behavioural issues (primarily ADHD), teen health, and modern management of routine childhood illnesses such as ear infections, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia.

He sees newborns and children in his clinic at Royal Square Novena, as well as at the private hospitals like Mount Elizabeth Novena, Mount Elizabeth Orchard, Gleneagles, Parkway East, and Thomson Medical Centre.

Philosophy of Care

Dr Leo has a strong belief in practising modern, up-to-date medicine that minimises interventions and medications. During his training, he learned that most of everything he knows about Paediatrics changes, hence sticking to evidence-based medicine is his guiding principle. The basic care he provided 20 years ago when he started as a Paediatrician has changed tremendously, and he knows it will continue to.

Dr Leo is a strong believer that most children need few or no medications, and enjoys working with parents to determine what medicines will help, and what is unnecessary. Knowing when a test is needed is an important part of being a Paediatrician and a central part of his practice.

Every child is unique and developing a relationship with children, teenagers, and families is important to develop the care and treatment each individual needs. Knowing when to test, when to treat, and when a hospital stay is needed are instrumental in Dr Leo’s practice as a patient-centred paediatrician.

Interesting Facts About Dr Leo

Dr Leo lives with his wife and numerous animals. His daughter completed high school in 2019 and is starting University in Australia. He enjoys reading, travel, and long-distance running.

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1. Confirm with your insurer that:
  • Your insurance can be used at our clinic
  • Criteria for insurance usage e.g. age of child, need for GP referral letter etc.
  • Payment terms e.g. co-payment (if any), pay first and claim later
  • Terms of coverage for treatment and medication
  • Limits of claim amount
2. Bring along your insurance card for verification at the clinic.
3. Keep the 24-hour hotline of your insurer, should you have further questions while at our clinic.
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