Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill, MD

Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Holly Gilmer-Hill, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read her story

29275 Northwestern Hwy Ste 100

Southfield, MI 48034

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cofinity
  • Dimension Health
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus of Michigan
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 84% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Gilmer-Hill's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gilmer-Hill "I am a board certified pediatric and adult neurosurgeon. While my expertise is neurosurgery, my specialty areas are Chiari Malformation, in both children and adults and peripheral nerve surgery, like occipital nerve repair or block, and hydrocephalus. Other specialty areas are neuro-oncology and craniofacial reconstruction. A complete video profile is available on my web page: MHSI.us/doctors/holly-s-gilmer I'm pleased work with patients -- both children and adults -- from around the country who are seeking relief from all forms of Chari Malformation. Many of the parents have shared they found me via Chiari support groups and blogs, you can also some of their journeys with a visit to our website: MHSI.us If you do not see the insurance coverage you have listed, please call my office at 877-784-3667. "


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4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Uc Davis Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Uc Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Chldrns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Louisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilmer-Hill has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilmer-Hill's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilmer-Hill to family and friends
31 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Gilmer-Hill's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
Dr. Gilmer-Hill Says:

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation.

Thank you for your feedback.


Patient Comments (9)

Dr Gilmer is the best Dr I have ever had the privilege of knowing. I am an adult woman of 46 in age who had spina bifida. Dr Gilmer took on my case right away . I found out by one of her colleagues that I have a long with Spina Bifida, Chiari malformation , untethered spinal cord and...more
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Did my chiari 1 malformation surgery. Excellent bedside manner, excellent surgeon and just overall excellent. I usually don’t bother filling out reviews, but Dr. Gilmer is amazing and I would trust her with my life again if needed.
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Love her! Wise and very good at what she does! Treats me respectfully every time!
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I had surgery with Gilmer back in 2008. In 2012, after a second surgery with a different doctor for Arnold Chiari Malformation Type 1, I received the surgical report which stated before and after my first surgery, the MRIS show that during the surgery my C2 vertebrae had been broken and healed...more
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Doctor Gilmer is an amazing doctor. She saved my life. Her bedside manner is top notch. I have never had a more personable and caring doctor. I wish more would take after her.
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Thank you for this wonderful comment regarding the care you received from Dr. Gilmer!

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