Dr. Hammaker received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has an interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, thoracic surgery, surgical endoscopy, colon cancer screening and is trained in robotic surgery with the da Vinci. A surgeon at Surgical Associates, Dr. Hammaker's tenure at Vail Health includes medical director, medical staff president and vice president and operating room committee chairman. Before arriving in Vail, Dr. Hammaker completed 16 years of active duty military service, including multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2001 to 2005.
Dr. Hammaker sees patients at St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville on the first Wednesday of each month. For an appointment in Leadville, call (719) 486-0230.