Christopher Hilton

Assistant Professor


I am a Neurotologist based at Regions Hospital. I have been practicing for 13 years with a focus on treating hearing loss, vesicular schwannoma, and chronic ear disease and eustachian tube dysfunction.




Undergrad:  Harvard    
Med School: Vanderbilt
Internship: U of Minnesota       
Residency: U of Minnesota
Fellowship: Neurotology, U of Minnesota

Board Certifications

ABO-HNS Certified in Otolaryngology with Certificate of Added Qualification in Neurotology

Professional Associations

  • AAO
  • ANS


  • Nussbaum PE, Patel PD, Nussbaum LA, Hilton CW, Nussbaum ES. Bilateral Vestibular Schwannomas in a Patient with Ring Chromosome 22: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2021;56(1):56-60. doi: 10.1159/000513112. Epub 2021 Feb 5. PMID: 33550291.
  • Poe D, Anand V, Dean M, Roberts WH, Stolovitzky JP, Hoffmann K, Nachlas NE, Light JP, Widick MH, Sugrue JP, Elliott CL, Rosenberg SI, Guillory P, Brown N, Syms CA 3rd, Hilton CW, McElveen JT Jr, Singh A, Weiss RL Jr, Arriaga MA, Leopold JP. Balloon dilation of the eustachian tube for dilatory dysfunction: A randomized controlled trial. Laryngoscope. 2018 May;128(5):1200-1206. doi: 10.1002/lary.26827. Epub 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28940574.
  • Hilton CW, Haines SJ, Agrawal A, Levine SC. Late failure rate of hearing preservation after middle fossa approach for resection of vestibular schwannoma. Otol Neurotol. 2011 Jan;32(1):132-5. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e3182001c7d. PMID: 21099729.



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