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Timothy R. Hamill, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

Hematopathology, Laboratory administration, Test utilization and Laboratory Regulations.

Selected Publications

  • Perrier ND, Ituarte P, Kikuchi S, Siperstein AE, Duh QY, Clark OH, Gielow R, Hamill T. Intraoperative Parathyroid Aspiration and Parathyroid Hormone Assay as an Alternative to Frozen Section for Tissue Identification.World J Surg. 2000 Nov;24(11):1319-1322.
  • Perrier ND, Ituarte P, Morita E, Hamill T, Gielow R, Duh QY, Clark OH Parathyroid surgery: Separating promise from reality. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2002 Mar;87(3):1024-9.
  • Astion ML, Shojania KG, Hamill TR, Kim S, Ng V. Classifying Laboratory Incident Reports to Identify Problems that Jeopardize Patient Safety. Am J Clin Pathol 2003;120:18-26.
  • Creating a clinical video –conferencing facility in a security constrained environment using open source AccessGrid software and consumer hardware. Terrazas E, Hamill TR, Wang W, Channing Rodgers RP. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007 Oct 11:716-20.
  • Bowman C, Hamill T. Assuring quality in point-of-carte testing. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 May;136(5):472-3.
  • Vidyarthi AR, Hamill T, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Changing Resident Test Ordering Behavior: A Multilevel Intervention to Decrease Laboratory Utilization at an Academic Medical Center. Am J Med Qual. Jan 17 2014.

Selected Awards

  • 1999 UCSF Medical School Second Year Class Award for Distinction in Teaching in Laboratory Instruction
  • 1999 UCSF Dept. of Laboratory Medicine Resident Teaching Award
  • 2012 AACC Outstanding Speaker Award

Additional Information

Timothy R. Hamill, MD
  • Professor & Vice Chair, UCSF Dept. of Laboratory Medicine; Director, UCSF Clinical Laboratories at Parnassus & China Basin
  • Laboratory Medicine

Specialty Area

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Laboratory Adminisatration

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Timothy R. Hamill, MD
  • Laboratory Medicine, Box 0134
  • 185 Berry Street, Suite 290
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)


  • UCSF Inpatient and Outpatient Point-of-Care testing laboratories

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Mount Zion Medical Center
  • UCSF Childrens Hospital
  • UCSF Medical Center
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