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 currently serves as a clinical associate professor of neurology at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. and is nationally recognized for 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 is recognized as one of the Best Doctor’s in America for the past 8 years, as well as 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 and is a member of several medical associations including the American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, 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, receiving the Guardian of the Light award from Lighted Candle Society alongside his wife in 2008. He is a highly respected and acclaimed team member of Neurological Associates of San Antonio.

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


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