Dr. Michael Hilton obtained his medical degree from
the University of Alabama, Birmingham in 1984.
He completed his residency in General Psychiatry
at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1989, and then
completed a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
at the University of Maryland in 1990.
Since 1990, Dr. Hilton has been in
the private practice of General and Forensic Psychiatry
in Atlanta, Georgia. He treats a wide range of adult
psychiatric conditions, including affective disorders,
psychotic illnesses, anxiety conditions, stress reactions,
alcohol and substance abuse disorders, chronic pain
conditions and work injury related psychiatric problems.
He is on the staff of Piedmont Hospital and the Shepherd
Dr. Hilton's forensic practice involves
a variety of medical-legal consultations. He performs
criminal assessments to address issues of insanity,
competency to stand trial, sentencing mitigation and
pre-sentencing recommendations. Dr. Hilton performs
worker's compensation IME's, personal injury examinations
in civil settings, guardianship examinations, return-to-work
and disability assessments, child custody evaluations,
neuropsychiatric assessments and general competency
examinations. He has given expert testimony in a
number of State and Federal jurisdictions.
A printable version of Dr. Hilton's
is available for download.