John Hilinski, MD

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Dr. John Hilinski, MD

Contact

Phone Number
619-296-3223
Office
3720 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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Accepts new patients

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology

Biography

John M. Hilinski, M.D. brings the latest advances in facial plastic surgery techniques to patients of his private practice in San Diego.


A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Hilinski completed an internship in general surgery, followed by a five-year residency in head and neck surgery at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center. He was then chosen for a prestigious American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship in Chicago, Ill., where he trained in facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery under internationally renowned surgeon Dean M. Toriumi, M.D.


Dr. Hilinski is a member of numerous medical societies, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the San Diego County Medical Society. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on facial plastic surgery, including several chapters for Internet-based Emedicine.com. He has been invited to lecture at several national surgical conferences. In addition to being a full-time surgeon, he holds an appointment as clinical instructor in surgery at the UCSD School of Medicine, where he helps educate medical students and residents in facial plastic surgery.


Dr. Hilinski’s practice includes a wide variety of facial plastic and reconstructive procedures, including:


  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
  • Botox
  • Browlift (including endoscopic techniques)
  • Chemical peels
  • Chin implants/liposuction
  • Complex nasal reconstruction
  • Facelift and mini facelifts
  • Facial reconstruction (following trauma or cancer/MOHS surgery)
  • Otoplasty (ear-pinning)
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Revision rhinoplasty
  • Scar revision/dermabrasion
  • Septoplasty

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2005
  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology, 2002

Medical Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD, 1995

Internships

  • University of California, San Diego, Internship, General Surgery, 1996

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Residency, Otolaryngology, 2001

Fellowships

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Fellowship, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2002
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