Peter Hilger



Dr. Hilger specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive procedures including: face lift, chin implants, eyelid and brow lifts, pinning ears back, skin resurfacing, rhinoplasty, post-traumatic reconstruction, reconstruction of soft tissue defects following resection of cutaneous malignancies.

Awards & Recognition

Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors" Numerous occasions

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" Yearly for the past decade

Best Doctors in America®

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - President 2007

Honorary Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2001

Dickinson Award, American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery - for appreciation of electronic media innovations, 1999

Professional Associations

  • 2004-2014: American Board of Otolaryngology
    • 2011-present: President elect
    • 2004-2014: Director
    • 2014: President
    • 2014-present: Senior Advisor
  • 1996-present: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • 1996-2000: Director
    • 2000-2003: Secretary
    • 2003-2006: Treasurer
    • 2007-present: Senior Advisor
  • 1988-present: American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • 2000-2001: Secretary elect
    • 2001-2004: Secretary
    • 2005-2006: President elect
    • 2006-2007: President
  • 1982-present: Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology
  • 1980-present: American Medical Association

Research Summary


  • Larrabee W, Hilger P: The First Composite Face and Maxilla Transplant. JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, November 25, 2009; 302(20): 2250-2251.
  • Hilger P, Most S: The Next Decade. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Mar-Apr 2010: 12(2):82-83.
  • Rhee JS, Weaver EM, Park SS, Baker SR, Hilger PA, Kriet JD, Murakami C, Senior BA, Rosenfeld RM, DiVittorio D: Clinical Consensus Statement: Diagnosis and Management of Nasal Valve Compromise. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2010 143, 48-59
  • Christophel JJ, Hilger PA: Osseocartilaginous Rib Graft Rhinoplasty: A Stable, Predictable Technique for Major Dorsal Reconstruction. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Mar-Apr 2011: 13(2): 78-83.
  • McCarn K, Hilger PA. 3D Analysis of Tissue Expanders. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, November 2011: 19 (4):759-765.

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery




Hilger Facial Plastic Clinic Centennial Lakes Medical Building
7373 France Ave S #410
Edina, MN 55435

Administrative Contact

Margaret Watson