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Dr. John Hilinski, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Hilinski

John M. Hilinski, M.D.

3720 4th Ave San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. John Hilinski, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery and ear, nose, and throat.


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(619) 621-8064

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Dr. Hilinski's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Hilinski treats Cancer more than 22% of his peers

Dr. Hilinski treats this condition more than 22% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Hilinski's conditions and procedures:

  • Botox® Injection
  • Broken Nose
  • Brow Lift
  • Cancer
  • Chin Implant
  • Complex Revision Rhinoplasty
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Dermal Filler
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dysport Injection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Fracture
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Juvederm Ultra Plus 
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Resurfacing

About Me

Biography

Certified in both plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as surgery of the head and neck, I have focused my San Diego practice on facial plastic surgery. My extensive training and continued education in the field have allowed me to offer state-of...

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO CANCER CENTER
Fellowship Hospital
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHICAGO MEDICAL CENTER
Fellowship Hospital
University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1995
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hilinski's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hilinski

4.5

Based on 63 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Great job. Very happy with my results.
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Good experience. Results were amazing. The best part is the fact that no one really notices, but compliments me on how great I look. Thanks all...!
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Dr. Hilinski is amazing! Extremely satisfied with my procedure.
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Wonderful experience from start to finish. Loved having my surgery in-house, it was very comfortable and low-stress. Dr. Hilinksi is great and made me feel like I was in good hands. And I am so happy with the results of my turbinate reduction. I can breathe again and am so happy I had the surgery! I was nervous before but so glad I went with Dr. Hilinksi, he and his staff are the best.
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Results are fabulous and friendly staff .
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Dr. Hilinski and his staff have been amazing. I have had the best care and results. He and everyone at the office have made me feel very comfortable at every visit and with any follow up care. Dr. Hilinski is really personable and makes himself available which has been nice to feel like you can contact him with your concerns. I would recommend him to anyone. I love my results and feel very confident in him and his team. Thank you!!
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Excellent. Great results. Also, thanks for squeezing me into your schedule in 2018 at the last minute.
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I could not be happier with my results for revision rhinoplasty. I was extremely upset after my initial rhinoplasty performed by another doctor. Dr. Hilinski's work is amazing, my results are very natural and it looks as though never had any work on my nose.
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Excellent and thorough. TRUE EXPECTATIONS.
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Highly recommend Dr. Hillinski!
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Dr. Hilinski used the CO2 laser procedure on my facial scar and it did wonders for 7/8 of the scar! I’ve come a long way, and I appreciate his precision and kindness. Always responsive to my emails, Dr. Hilinski is the best! THIS MAN KNOWS WHAT HE IS DOING!!!!!
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Dr Hilinski absolutely changed my view of my face. I had permenant lip filler put in about 13 years ago that deformed my lips and made me not want to smile or get my picture taken. Dr. Hilinski removed the filler and gave me a new smile and now I love getting my picture taken. My lips look better than they did before I had the permenant filler put in! The process was very comfortable and I had very little swelling or down time I would do it over again if I has to.
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For over 10 years now, I have been popping in and out of his office. This has been the absolute best money I ever spent. I trust Dr. Hilinski for my fillers and botox and will never go anywhere else.
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Cool Sculpting REALLY does work! I had treatments done on my abs and flanks and 4 months later I have noticeably less fat in those areas. The office staff is helpful, knowledgable, and very professional. Kelly, Ariana, Nicole and Melissa are also extremely approachable and only recommend treatment on areas that are appropriate and research supported. I am 100% satisfied with my experiences here and results!
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Dr. Hilinski is a great doctor who has been able to correct previous work done by other doctors. I am happy to have a compassionate doctor who understands my struggles. His staff is wonderful and I have always felt comfortable going there.
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Exceptional highly skilled doctor and friendly staff. Dr. Hilinski was referred by a medical professional. Anyone seeking a natural refreshed more youthful appearance will benefit. After seeing other doctors it's clear Dr. Hilinski is a master at his craft.
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I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Hilinski. I had booked consultations with 3 facial plastic surgeons prior to my initial visit with Dr. Hilinski and knew that he was the right choice for my rhinoplasty procedure. He was kind, knowledgeable and patient. I am very happy with my results and appreciate his great work and professionalism.
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Best Face and Neck Plastic Surgeon! Truly the best at his craft and why settle for anything less when it comes to your face? Rhinoplasty, Botox, injectable fillers, and whatever else needed... his results are awesome!
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If you are looking for someone you can trust to give you an honest assessment of what you are asking for, this is the doctor you are looking for. He is very straight-forward about telling you what you should expect and I have been very pleased with my results. Would not see anyone else!
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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