Renee L. Hilton, MD, FASMBS

Provider

Renee L. Hilton, MD, FASMBS

General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Digestive Disease Surgery

Renee L. Hilton, MD, FASMBS
  • Clinical Interests

    Laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery
    Laparoscopic bariatric surgery for morbid obesity
    Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
    Laparoscopic removal of adjustable gastric banding
    Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    Revisional bariatric surgery
    Laparoscopic surgery for reflux and achalasia
    Laparoscopic Nissen
    Laparoscopic Heller myotomy
    Laparoscopic splenectomy
    Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
    Laparoscopic repair of abdominal wall hernias
    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias
    Gall bladder
    Gall stones
    Cholecystectomy
    Gall stone pancreatitis
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    Appendicitis

  • Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Hilton specializes in laparoscopic procedures for obesity, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and revision of prior bariatric surgery. With extensive experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, she is dedicated to helping individuals with morbid obesity reach healthier weights and improve their quality of life. Dr. Hilton is also committed to providing patients with the highest standards for the diagnosis and surgical management of complex foregut diseases including achalasia and GERD, diseases of the stomach, small intestines, gallbladder, and other abdominal organs. She specializes in all type of primary and recurrent abdominal wall and hiatal hernias using laparoscopic techniques. Her goal is to offer the most effective surgery with the least recovery time and post-operative discomfort.

  • Specialties

    General Surgery

    Bariatric Surgery

    Minimally Invasive and Digestive Disease Surgery

Positions

Section Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Director, Bariatric Surgery, Center for Obesity and Metabolism

Co-Director, Digestive Health Center

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Education and Training

Residency: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Fellowship: Yale University

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Dr. Hilton’s Reviews

January 30, 2024

Dr. Hilton is excellent

January 26, 2024

Nicely done and respectful when speaking

December 6, 2023

Great experience.

November 15, 2023

Dr. Hilton was very informative, confident and compassionate - which led to me moving forward with next steps.

November 8, 2023

Awesome service

September 9, 2023

She was able to answer all my questions.

August 30, 2023

It felt amazing to actually be heard about what's going on with me while she patiently listened to me!

March 16, 2023

Knowledgeable and caring

February 8, 2023

I have already recommended provider to others

January 26, 2023

Great

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