Dr. Kevin Hiler

General Surgery
San Francisco, CA
42 years experience male

About

Specialties
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General Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

130 Answers
40 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes: skin puncture can cause skin infections leading to abscess and/or cellulitis. It can be contagious if the needle is shared. Contaminated needles and d ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
42 years experience General Surgery
Needs evaluation: no quick fix, you need a proper evaluation by a good internist or gastroenterologist
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
42 years experience General Surgery
Not serious: These spasms are common and sometimes reflect exercise fatigue or not enough dietary magnesium or potassium. As long as you don't have kidney disease ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hiler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hiler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ps the hernia is the size of a grapefruit and the mesh almost covers my whole stomach. Thanks
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yes I allredy have a hiatal hernia have had it for years sous it need to be repaired its giving me a lot of trouble here lately
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Thanks for your quick reply! I am in excruciating pains and am missing work due to it. I need all the advice I can get Doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Saint Mary's hospital & Medical Center

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Society of General Surgeons
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