Dr. Phillip Hylton, MD

Dr. Phillip Hylton, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Phillip Hylton, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.Read his story

3901 Rainbow Blvd Ste 2B

Kansas City, KS 66160

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Hylton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hylton "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. "

9  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

116  Conditions Treated

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30  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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Loyola Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hylton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hylton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hylton to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Hylton'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

Patient Comments (7)

First and foremost, Dr Hylton has a great sense of humor!! This served me well to the point of keeping me calm. To me anyway, he has the gift of taking an complex issue, speaking in a language that breaks the issue down and lays it in your lap!! For those in Rio Linda, makes it easy to...more
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I would recommend Dr Hyltont to any of my family and friends. I had c-5/c6 fusion and a c4/c5. He was very professional and very caring Dr. If I have to have another surgery he will be my first pick. Thank you Dr Hylton and your staff is wonderful and friendly.
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After my neck surgery, the chronic pain in my neck was gone immediately after the surgery! He is very professional and explained my neck condition to me as no specialist I had seen prior to Dr Hylton.
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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.
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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...more
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