Mark Hamilton (doctor)

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Dr. Mark Hamilton
Birth name Mark Hamilton
Born 30 October 1970
Bangor, Northern Ireland
Show How Long Will You Live?
Station(s) RTÉ One
Country  United Kingdom
Previous show(s) The Sunday Surgery

Mark Hamilton (born 30 October 1970 in Bangor, Northern Ireland) is a physician and broadcaster. He is presenter of How Long Will You Live? on RTÉ One and former presenter of The Sunday Surgery on BBC Radio 1.

Education and medical training[edit]

Hamilton graduated from Medical School with an MB ChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery). He then went on to specialize in several fields such as Orthopedic surgery, Geriatric medicine and Anaesthetics, and lectured Anatomy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Manchester. In 2007, Hamilton worked in an A&E in Withington as a registrar.[1] He is currently training as a general practitioner at Lockside Medical Centre in Stalybridge.

Media career[edit]

Hamilton joined Radio 1 in 1999, jointly hosting the Surgery with Sara Cox. Since then Hamilton has co-presented with Emma B, Letitia, Annie Mac and Kelly Osbourne.[2] He appeared on a Channel 4 series helping teenagers relieve stress entitled Chill Out.[3]


  1. ^ "Love Doctor celebrates Radio 1's 40th birthday". South Manchester Reporter. 2007-09-20. Retrieved 2007-09-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Radio 1 revamps schedule with even more Moyles!". BBC. September 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2007-09-09. 
  3. ^ "CHILL OUT". Channel 4. Retrieved 2009-06-18.