Dr. Mary Lenora Hilfiker MD Surgeon

Dr. Mary Hilfiker is a surgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego. She received her medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. She is one of 18 doctors at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

University of New Mexico
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1993

University At Buffalo
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1993 - 1995

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Complications associated with prolonged hypertonic saline therapy in children with elevated intracranial pressure.
Gonda, D. D.,Meltzer, H. S.,Crawford, J. R.,Hilfiker, M. L.,Shellington, D. K.,Peterson, B. M.,Levy, M. L.

Assessing pediatric trauma specimen integrity.
Bush, R.A., Mueller, T., Sumwalt, B., Cox, S.A., Hilfiker, M.L.

A male adolescent with left iliac thrombophlebitis and heterozygosity for factor V Leiden mutation.
Lovejoy, A.E., Bush, R.A., Pong, A.L., Hilfiker, M.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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