Dr. Alan Hilibrand, MD

Dr. Alan Hilibrand, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Alan Hilibrand, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Marlton, NJ. He graduated from Yale University and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.Read his story

999 Route 73 N Ste 401

Marlton, NJ 08053

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • EmblemHealth
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hilibrand performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Hilibrand's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hilibrand "Dr. Hilibrand is a native of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Life Sciences in 1986, and received his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine in 1990, where he served as Class President. He completed an Internship in Surgery and a Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a Fellowship in Spine and Spinal Cord Injury at Case Western Reserve University under Dr. Henry H. Bohlman. Dr. Hilibrand is the Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Joseph and Marie Field Professor of Spinal Surgery and Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Rothman Institute and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He is the Co-Director of Spine Surgery and Director of the Spine Fellowship at Rothman Institute. He has been a board certified orthopaedic surgeon since 1998. Dr. Hilibrand served as the President of the Cervical Spine Research Society in 2015, and sits on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as the Chair of the Communications Cabinet. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the North American Spine Society as the Chair of Continuing Medical Education. Dr. Hilibrand endorses the AAOS A Nation in Motion® Campaign."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hilibrand "The Rothman Institute is affiliated with hospitals consisting of state-of-the-art facilities befitting world-class orthopaedic centers. Everything, from clinical and surgical centers, a fully equipped imaging area (with the latest MRI equipment) and a physical therapy center, to a pain management area, an orthotic center and research laboratories, libraries and an educational center are all under one roof. All are designed for the comfort and convenience of patients, as well as for the most efficient, effective delivery of care."

7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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10  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Other (11/5/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Dr. Alan Sander Hilibrand; License # C1-0006820; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline determined the physician violated 24 Del. C. Section 1720(i). ACTION TAKEN: The Board issued the physician a Letter of Reprimand and imposed a $1,000.00 fine.
    State: Delaware


  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Named Philadelphia's "Top Docs", 2002/2007
  • AOA American/British/Canadian Traveling Fellow, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Hilibrand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hilibrand's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hilibrand to family and friends
143 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (143)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hilibrand's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

I can not explain my many fears and concerns. My expectation was major operation. With long painful rehab. Dr Hilibrand was extremely professional and compassionate to my many concerns. He review x rays and mri with me and my wife. Explaining exactly every thing he saw. I have great confidence...more
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I couldn't of asked for a better Dr and surgeon . Surgery was successful Recovery time was exactly what he told me it would be . The staff in the Marlton office was so kind and comforting especially Erin Schroeder who walked me through everything that was going to happen pre and post surgery!
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I selected Dr. Hilibrand after consulting with 2 other surgeons. I had tingling going down my legs, burning in my ankles, and neuropathy in my feet. On Feb. 6, I had a laminectomy and spinal fusion L4/L5. Almost 4 weeks later I am pain free, walking around the block, and starting PT soon. My...more
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I would give Dr. Hilibrand 100 stars if I could. The surgery he performed gave me back my life. God bless you Dr. Hilibrand.
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Very good doctor went over all my information so I understood my symptoms
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