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Katherine Twynam Hamilton, MD

Katherine Twynam Hamilton, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Hamilton is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Botox for Migraines
  • Concussion
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Headache Associated With Sexual Activity
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Primary Cough Headache
  • Primary Exercise Headache
  • Primary Thunderclap Headache
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Trigeminal Nerve Disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: UCSF Medical Center and Hospital
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center


American Academy of Neurology, National American Headache Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hamilton is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Hamilton KT and Robbins MS: Migraine treatment in pregnant women presenting to acute care: a retrospective observational study Headache : 2018.

Hamilton, KT and Parko KP: Epileptic and Non-epileptic Seizures after Traumatic Brain Injury”. Traumatic Brain Injury: A Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation : 2017.

Alahiri A, Hamilton K, Oza V, Cordoro K, Sobreira NL, Malloy M, Slavotinek A.: A patient with a late diagnosis of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and a response to treatment. American Journal of Medical Genetics 173 (8): 2275-2279,2017.

Hamilton KT, Lee, BJ: In-hospital delirium while awaiting temporal artery biopsy: A teachable moment. JAMA Internal Medicine 174 (12): 1891-2,2014.

Hamilton KT, Anderson CT, Dahodwala N, Lawler K, Hesorffer D, French J, Pollard JR.: Utilization of care among drug resistant epilepsy patients with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Seizure 23 (3): 196-200,2014.

Academic Contact Info

3 Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3606
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)