Peter A. Hilger, MD

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Peter A. Hilger

Contact Info

hilge006@umn.edu

Office Phone 952-844-0404

Mailing Address:
Department of Otolaryngology
420 Delaware Street S.E.
MMC 396
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Lin Goodman

Administrative Phone
952-844-0404

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


Otolaryngologist, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon


University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

Harvard University (American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)

Summary

Dr. Hilger specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive procedures including: face lift, chin implants, eyelid and brow lifts, pinning ears back, skin resurfacing, rhinoplasty, post-traumatic reconstruction, reconstruction of soft tissue defects following resection of cutaneous malignancies.

Awards & Recognition

  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors"  Numerous occasions
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" Yearly for the past decade
  • Best Doctors in America® 
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – President 2007
  • Honorary Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2001
  • Dickinson Award, American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery - for appreciation of electronic media innovations, 1999

Professional Associations

  • 2004-2014: American Board of Otolaryngology
    • 2011-present:President elect
    • 2004-2014: Director
    • 2014: President
    • 2014-present: Senior Advisor
  • 1996-present: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • 1996-2000: Director
    • 2000-2003: Secretary
    • 2003-2006: Treasurer
    • 2007-present: Senior Advisor
  • 1988-present: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 
    • 2000-2001: Secretary elect
    • 2001-2004: Secretary
    • 2005-2006: President elect
    • 2006-2007: President
  • 1982-present: Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology
  • 1980-present: American Medical Association

Research

Publications

  • Larrabee W, Hilger P: The First Composite Face and Maxilla Transplant. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, November 25, 2009; 302(20): 2250-2251.
  • Hilger P, Most S: The Next Decade. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Mar-Apr 2010: 12(2):82-83.
  • Rhee JS, Weaver EM, Park SS, Baker SR, Hilger PA, Kriet JD, Murakami C, Senior BA, Rosenfeld RM, DiVittorio D: Clinical Consensus Statement: Diagnosis and Management of Nasal Valve Compromise. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2010 143, 48-59
  • Christophel JJ, Hilger PA: Osseocartilaginous Rib Graft Rhinoplasty: A Stable, Predictable Technique for Major Dorsal Reconstruction. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Mar-Apr 2011: 13(2): 78-83.
  • McCarn K, Hilger PA. 3D Analysis of Tissue Expanders. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, November 2011: 19 (4):759-765.

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery