Ward P. Hamlet, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand, elbow, shoulder, and microvascular reconstruction. A board certified surgeon, Dr. Hamlet joined Orthopaedics Northeast in 1999.
Dr. Hamlet received his undergraduate degree in molecular biology from the University of Arizona. In 1993, he earned his medical degree with honors from UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles. He served his general surgery and orthopaedic residencies at UCLA Medical Center until 1998. He then completed an additional year of fellowship training in hand, elbow and microvascular surgery at the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis.
Dr. Hamlet also has a special interest in microvascular reconstruction, tendon and bone reconstruction and work-related conditions of the upper extremity, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Hamlet is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Because of his extensive training, Dr. Hamlet has achieved a Certificate of Added Qualification in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. Dr. Hamlet has published manuscripts in several orthopaedic journals and has given presentations and lectures nationally as well as regionally here in northeastern Indiana.
Dr. Hamlet enjoys activities with his two children Jonathan and Elliana including water skiing, snow skiing, tennis, and hiking.