Dr. Hammel was raised in the Buffalo, New York area. Dr. Hammel received his undergraduate degree from Canisius College in Buffalo and graduated magna cum laude with his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine. He then completed his internship and residency training in General Pediatrics, especially newborns at East Carolina University. Dr. Hammel joined Haywood Pediatrics in 1997. He is certified by the North Carolina Medical Board and the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Hammel’s professional interests include all areas of general pediatrics including well child care and health maintenance. He enjoys watching his patients grow and develop into healthy, well-adjusted young adults.