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 Center.

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 Curriculum Vitae is available for download.

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