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Michael J. Hilts
Cone Health Medical Group

Michael J. Hilts, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Family Medicine,
  • Sports Medicine
Patient Rating
4.58/5 (Based on 43 Reviews)
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Michael J. Hilts, MD, is board certified in primary care sports medicine and family medicine. His professional interests include sports medicine, family medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound and functional medicine.

Collaborative and caring, he treats patients as he would family members. For patients with medical or orthopedic problems, he strives to determine the root cause of conditions rather than merely treating symptoms. In addition to nutritional, lifestyle and biomechanical factors, he takes time to understand past personal and family history.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters and roasting his own coffee beans. He is actively involved in Bible Study Fellowship.

“From a medical standpoint, I have a strong desire to help patients learn to improve their health and well-being without prescription medicine whenever possible. From an orthopedic standpoint, my goal is to improve or resolve conditions without surgery if possible.” – Michael J. Hilts, MD



Medical School

University of Utah School of Medicine


University of California, Santa Barbara, BA


The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency


The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine


Provider Review Comments

February 22, 2020
he was kind, thorough and took time to listen
February 20, 2020
Very good.
February 08, 2020
Dr. Hilts is personable, professional, knowledgeable, approachable, and truly cares about his patients.
February 04, 2020
I had an excellent visit where we worked together to plan the next steps of my health and wellness plan.
January 29, 2020
Dr. Hilts was extremely knowledgeable about my family medical history and listened and gave suggestions for health improvements.
January 27, 2020
Dr. Hilts always listens and does everything in his power to figure out what is going on when I have visited him for any pain that I have. I am so glad he is back at Piedmont Orthopedics. He is never in a hurry and takes his time with me and that means a lot.
January 21, 2020
very caring, knowledgeable , and efficient
January 20, 2020
My experience with Dr. Hilt was more than exceptional. He was so informative and easy to talk to. I really wish I had come to him sooner; so much sooner.
January 10, 2020
January 09, 2020
I only saw him once but he seems to be a great Dr.
January 05, 2020
everything was good
January 03, 2020
*Dr. Hilts is great. Really missed him the past 5 years - Glad you got him back.
January 02, 2020
Always a good experience.
January 02, 2020
Dr. Hill was easy to converse with. He truly listens to my concerns and provided appropriate treatment recommendations.
December 30, 2019
good. survey too long but office visit good.
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