May 02, 2018
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center welcomes Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Timothy Hamilton back to Nevada. Dr. Hamilton is joining the Nevada Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. Hamilton grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from UNLV and the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Trained in both General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Dr. Hamilton trained residents while on the academic faculty at UT Health Science Center in San Antonio and returns to Las Vegas after most recently practicing Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery in Houston.
Pleased to be affiliated with one of the most advanced cardiac care and cardiovascular surgery programs in the state, Dr. Hamilton lives by the creed to always do the right thing for patients and feels privileged to return to Las Vegas.
About Nevada Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute
The Nevada Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute (NCVTI) is centrally located on the campus of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital. At the forefront of cardiac and thoracic surgical care, NCVTI comprises a care team committed to providing comprehensive treatment. Services include coronary bypass surgery, valve repair and replacement, endovascular and open peripheral and major vascular surgery, as well as structural heart procedures. The practice also specializes in chest wall reconstruction, surgery for thoracic malignancies and inflammatory diseases of the chest.
About the Heart Center at Sunrise Hospital
Known for its distinction of being the largest acute care hospital in Nevada, Sunrise Hospital is home to the Heart Center offering advanced cardiac care to Southern Nevada and the surrounding region. The Heart Center features the largest open heart surgery program in the state as well as advanced cardiothoracic procedures. The Heart Center includes an expansive Cath Lab service including six suites – one dedicated to pediatric care; and a hybrid Cath/OR room for structural and endovascular heart repair. In addition, the Cath Lab is equipped for congenital care when required. The service includes surgical suites featuring four dedicated ORs, 24/7 cardiovascular anesthesia, perfusion and the only pediatric cardiovascular/thoracic program in Nevada. The Heart Center is supported by a dedicated 24-bed cardiovascular/thoracic ICU.
Find a Physician
To locate a physician on staff at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center or to get answers to health questions, call 702-233-5454.