Dr. Robert Hamilton
Dr. Robert C. Hamilton, M.D. has been a general pediatrician in Santa Monica, CA for 36 years. He studied medicine at UCLA Medical School and did his pediatric residency and Chief Residency at UCLA Medical Center as well. He is a former President of the Los Angeles Pediatric Society. Dr. Hamilton founded ‘Lighthouse Medical Missions’, a volunteer organization that organizes short-term medical missions to Africa, Asia, Central and South America. He has travelled to Africa on medical teams 26 times and his most recent trip was to Colombia to aid Venezuelan refugees leaving their country.
He is also the creator of the ‘Hamilton Hold’, a technique for calming crying babies that has been seen by over 44 million viewers worldwide on YouTube. In 2018 he authored 7 Secrets of the Newborn. He has written editorial articles for the Wall Street Journal, and appeared as a television guest on Good Morning America, The Doctor Oz Show, Fox’s Morning Show, Beijing’s CCTV show ‘Challenge Impossible’ and on Fox’ The Ingraham Angle. He has also been a guest on the Dennis Prager radio show and Eric Metaxis’ podcast. Finally, he is the host of his own podcast entitled, ‘The Hamilton Review: Where Kids and Culture Collide’.
Dr. Hamilton is the father of 6 children and the grandfather of 9 grandchildren.