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One of San Diego's best trained facial plastic surgery experts, Dr. John Hilinski's practice is dedicated to achieving the highest quality results when it comes to facial enhancement procedures. Dr. Hilinski is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in ... 
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3720 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA, 92103
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3720 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA, 92103
"I do not know where to start this from... I always knew that I had an abnormal looking ears because i was always made fun of or bullied due to shape of my ears and size. I am 30 years old... I iced all my life hiding my ears with my long hair. I went to the gym and i had to hide my ears. I went to swimming I had to hide my ears... In every occasion I had to hide them...Until I have found Dr Hilinski! ..."
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  • December 9, 2020
"Dr. Hilinski is an excellent surgeon who genuinely understands aesthetics and subtlety. He is the only surgeon I trusted to perform my macrotia surgery. I am happy to recommend him to anyone seeking facial plastic surgery. The practice is an overall pleasure. The staff is fun, the office is clean, and even the parking is good."
  • October 2, 2020
"Great experience"
  • October 1, 2020
"Dr. Hilinski and his whole staff team created a super comfortable and professional environment even during these unprecedented times. I am amazed by my results and how I had no bruising throughout the recovery from my Rhinoplasty. 3 weeks out and I already love the new look of my nose."
  • August 25, 2020
"Efficient and very friendly."
  • August 20, 2020
"Very pleased with the results"
  • August 4, 2020
"Dr. Hilinski is super professional and talented. The staff was always so nice and helpful."
  • July 18, 2020
"I love my results."
  • March 4, 2020
"I love this office. Everyone is very professional and friendly!"
  • March 3, 2020
"From the beginning with my appointments to my surgery everything went seamless, Dr Hilinski and his staff are amazing, very welcoming and accommodating. I highly recommend Dr. Hilinski and his team to take great care of any of your cosmetic procedures. I could not be any happier."
  • February 27, 2020
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3720 Fourth Ave
San Diego,CA,92103
Mon8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri9:00 am - 3:00 pm


  • Asymmetic Nose
  • Crooked Nose
  • Deformities
  • Dorsal Hump
  • Droopy Eyelids
  • Droopy Ptotic Nasal Tip
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Pinched Nasal Tip
  • Protruding Ears
  • Rhinophyma
  • Scars
  • Turbinate Hypertrophy
  • Wrinkles


  • BOTOX® Cosmetic
  • Browlift
  • Chemical Skin Resurfacing
  • Chin Augmentation
  • Dysport
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Transfer
  • Functional Upper Eyelid Surgery
  • Injectable Fillers (Radiesse® Restylane® Juvederm® Bellafill ®)
  • Kybella® Fat Correction
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Lipsuction
  • Mini Lift
  • Mole Removal
  • Necklift
  • Radiesse® Hand Injection
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Scar Revision
  • Sculptra® Injections
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction


  • Plastic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon


University Of Illinois Chicago Medical Center
Graduated 2002
UC San Diego Medical Center Division of Head and Neck Surgery
Graduated 2001
Medical School
Harvard Medical School
Graduated 1995


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