Dr. Hamel is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest, Winston-Salem and served as an Emergency Physician at Grace Hospital for the first 14 years of his career, also acting as Emergency Medical Services Director for Burke County. 


In 2003, Dr. Hamel launched the first Complete Laser Clinic, which has grown to multiple locations across Western North Carolina. Today, Complete Laser Clinic employs over 30 physicians, medical providers, and assisting staff who serve clients from all over the world.


Dr. Hamel was boarded in Aesthetic Medicine, Anti-Aging Medicine, Stem Cell Medicine and Bariatric Medicine. In addition, Dr. Hamel was a Cosmetic Medicine Affiliate with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, The World Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, American Society of Cosmetic Physicians, American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and the Academy for Anti-Aging. Dr Hamel was in the top 1% of Botox Physicians in the nation, a presidential executive with Galderma (the makers of Dysport and Restylane), and a trainer for Bellafill (the permanent filler).


In 2013, Dr. Hamel was awarded "Best Surgical Body Contouring" at the Aesthetics Show in Vegas, where he competed with plastic and cosmetic surgeons from around the world and today trains many cosmetic and plastic surgeons in Infrasonic Liposuction, as well as writing protocols, coordinating studies, and training for Alma Lasers - the most advanced equipment in laser medicine. He is asked to speak around the world on topics of Aesthetic Medicine, Anti-Aging, Hormone Replacement Therapy, and his liposuction techniques such as the "Hamel Maneuver". 


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