Dr. Hugo St. Hilaire is a practicing Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon as well as a Craniofacial Surgeon. He sees patients at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center.
Dr. St. Hilaire, was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He began his professional career as a resident in Dentistry at the Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, following his graduation from McGill University Faculty of Dentistry. He was immediately attracted to the surgical field which led him to enroll in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. There, he developed an interest in complex maxillofacial reconstruction. From that point, it became clear to him that microsurgical techniques are essential in complex craniomaxillofacial reconstruction and in an attempt to provide the best care to his patient pursued further training in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State University. He had the opportunity to develop a strong microsurgical background at LSU, learning from Dr. Charles L. Dupin and Dr. Robert Allen, both pionners in microsurgery. Dr. St. Hilaire, then enrolled in a Craniofacial Fellowship at the reputable Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Under the guidance of Dr. Paul Manson and Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez he was able to refine his adult and pediatric craniofacial as well as microsurgical skills. His unique background provides him with tools to tackle the most complex craniofacial problems. Dr. St. Hilaire is an assistant professor at LSUHSC in the Clinical Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.
Dr. St. Hilaire is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery . His research interests include epidemiology of craniomaxillofacial trauma, physiology of free tissue transfer and free fat grafting.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, LSU
Craniofacial Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Center/University of Maryland