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Erika P. Hamilton, MD

Director, Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Research Program; Principal Investigator

Dr. Hamilton joined Sarah Cannon in 2013. Dr. Hamilton cares for patients with breast and gynecologic cancer. As the director of the breast cancer and gynecologic cancer research program, she oversees the program and the clinical trial menu for these cancers across the Sarah Cannon network.

After receiving an undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University in Virginia, Hamilton completed her medical degree and residency from University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She received her fellowship training in hematology and oncology from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where she was recognized as a Top 5 Finalist for Duke's Annual House staff Fellow Teaching Award. Hamilton is board certified in internal medicine and oncology. Additionally, she is a partner with Tennessee Oncology, PLLC.