Donald Hilton, MD

Medical Center Location
(210) 614-2453 

Stone Oak Location
(210) 477-1956


Donald Hilton, M.D. is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Hilton graduated cum laude with his medical degree from the University of Texas-Galveston in 1988. He continued towards a surgery internship and later residency training in neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Hilton is nationally recognized for assisting in developing the first tubular dilating system designed to be used collaboratively with a three-dimensional microscope. This system has widely impacted surgical treatment for herniated discs, degenerative joints, and spinal stenosis. In addition, Dr. Hilton has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America since 2009, Castle Connolly since 2010, and a Texas Super Doctor. He is a published author of several book chapters, peer-reviewed journals, and his book; He Restoreth My Soul.

Dr. Donald Hilton has spoken nationally and internationally concerning minimally invasive surgery. He is a member of several medical associations, including the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, the AANS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Additionally, Dr. Hilton is venerated for his work presenting the neurological impact of pornography addiction on the brain. He received the Guardian of the Light award from the Lighted Candle Society alongside his wife in 2008 and presented at a Vatican Conference. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. He is a highly respected and acclaimed team member of Neurosurgical Associates of San Antonio, P.A.

Associations & Education

Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
AANS Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care
American College of Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Specialty Society Alternate Delegate, May 2000


University of Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
July 1988 – June 1989


Surgical Internship
University of Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
1988 – 1989

Medical School, with honors

University of Texas
Galveston, Texas
1984- 1988

Bachelor of Science, with highest honors

Lamar University
Beaumont, Texas