Please note that Dr. Debby Hamilton has closed her practice.
Dr. Debby Hamilton began her education at Wesleyan University graduating with a BA in biology. Following her undergraduate education, she completed her M.D. degree at the University of Health Sciences in Chicago. She began her career in pediatrics as a general pediatrician in Rhode Island after residency training at Brown University’s Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the University of Massachusetts.
In Colorado, she completed fellowship training in pediatric nutrition at The Children’s Hospital in Denver. She was involved in two ongoing pediatric clinics: the Growth and Parenting Clinic treating children with growth and feeding issues, and the Pediatric Obesity clinic. Throughout this training she also worked with different pediatric specialists including gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, pulmonologists, neonatologists, and lactation consultants. Her training in adult nutrition included obesity and diabetes. During her nutrition training, she completed her Masters of Science degree in Public Health (MSPH) at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. For her nutrition fellowship and Master’s degree, she was funded by a National Institute of Health nutrition training grant focusing on zinc and iron intake in infants 6 to 12 months old.
In addition to her Board Certifications as a Pediatrician and a Physician Nutrition Specialist, she gained certification in Integrative/Holistic Medicine from the American Board of Integrative/Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). Her training in integrative medicine includes training in biomedical treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders through the Autism Research Institute and the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), nutrition, medical aromatherapy, and pediatric and general integrative medicine.
In 2005, Dr. Hamilton founded Holistic Pediatric Consulting in Boulder, Colorado. This integrative pediatric practice is focused on diagnosing and treating chronic child health issues. A large part of the practice is for treatment of children with neurologic issues, especially Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD.
Dr. Debby Hamilton has spoken at numerous integrative conferences and on health-focused radio shows.
Dr. Debby Hamilton is also the parent of four children and enjoys spending time with her husband and children hiking, biking, swimming, and skiing in beautiful Colorado.