Dr. Phillip D. Hylton, MD

Dr. Phillip D. Hylton, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 62 years old

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Dr. Hylton strives to provide high quality neurosurgical care in a timely, compassionate fashion within a tertiary teaching and referral...Read more

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Dr. Hylton's Reviews

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3.3
based on 30 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Hylton's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Kansas City, MO |
Just had a anterior cervical decompression and fusion of C6-7, absolutely phenomenal surgeon, I highly would recommend him and I would personally go to no one else.
Dr. Hylton demonstrated ZERO interest in learning anything about my medical history. He approached me with a false assumption of why I was seeking his help. My condition did not match his expectation of why I was referred to see him, and he dismissed my explanations of my symptoms. He was grossly unhelpful, condescending, and a complete waste of my time. I am still seeking answers, and he was not remotely interested in helping me. Period. I would not recommend this charade to anyone.
in Lathrop, MO |
I would never - for any reason return to this office.
in Kansas City, MO |
I had surgery on my neck....had full recovery, normal range of movement with no problems or pain. I highly recommend Dr Hylton.
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Dr. Hylton says...

Dr. Hylton strives to provide high quality neurosurgical care in a timely, compassionate fashion within a tertiary teaching and referral environment. He believes that every patient is a VIP. 

Dr. Hylton's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State Univ Som

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Loyola Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    Loyola Med Ctr

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization