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Whitney Hilton, DO graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Denver. She received her Doctorate with honors from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. During her education and training, she has also served as a clinical and professional research assistant at Dartmouth Medical School and the University of Colorado.

Dr. Hilton completed her orthopedic residency in Chicago, as well as a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.

Dr. Hilton’s professional affiliations include the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, AO Trauma Foundation, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Hilton specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Her clinical interests include arthritis care, fractures of the hand and upper extremity, as well as tendon and nerve injuries of the upper extremity.

In her free time, Dr. Hilton enjoys skiing, running, cycling, and traveling.

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still Unversity Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
  • Orthopedic Surgery Internship and Residency, Franciscan Health, Olympia Fields, IL
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
  • Diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the:
    • Shoulder
    • Elbow
    • Wrist
    • Hand
  • Arthritis Care
  • Fractures of the hand and upper extremity
  • Tendon and nerve injuries of the upper extremity
  • Synthes Trauma Education Grant 2016
  • Clinical Clerkship honors ◦ ATSU-KCOM 2013-2015
    • Surgery
    • OB/GYN
    • Anesthesiology
    • Radiology
    • Pediatrics
    • Family medicine
  • Laura Ann Stedman Award ◦ ATSU-KCOM 2014
  • Hazen Scholarship ◦ ATSU-KCOM 2011
  • School-as-Lender Profits Scholarship ◦ ATSU-KCOM 2011
Published Content

Hilton, W. and Goldman, A. Synovial Cell Sarcoma of the Long Finger: A Case Report (Presubmission 2018)

Christopher Stalling DO, Whitney Hilton DO, Henry Finn MD (2018) Use of a Modified Harrington Technique in Conjunction with a Cage Construct for Reconstruction of Large Acetabular Deficiencies Caused by Metastatic Lesions. Pre-submission Journal of Arthroplasty. AOAO Submission.

Rigby, W. F. C., Wu, Y. L., Zan, M., Zhou, B., Rosengren, S., Carlson, C., Hilton, W. and Yu, C. Y. (2012), Increased frequency of complement C4B deficiency in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 64: 1338–1344. doi: 10.1002/art.3347

Jones, J.D., Hamilton, B.J., Rigby, W. F. C. (2012), Rituximab Mediates Loss of CD19 on B Cells in the Absence of Cell Death. Arthritis & Rheumatism, Vol. 64, No. 10, October 2012, pp 3111– 3118. DOI 10.1002/art.34560

The authors would like to thank Xiao-Wei Wang and Whitney Hilton for technical assistance.

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