Douglas Hildrew, MD

Assistant Professor; Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine; Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery; Facial Nerve Reanimation

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Otolaryngology Surgery: Hearing & Balance Surgery Program; Skull Base Surgery Program

Yale Medicine


Douglas M. Hildrew, MD is an Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the Section of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery who specializes in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery. He treats both adult and pediatric patients, and his clinical/surgical interests include cochlear implantation, middle ear implants, chronic ear disease, cholesteatoma, facial nerve disorders, facial nerve reanimation, otosclerosis (stapes surgery), superior semicircular canal dehiscence, glomus tumors, cerebellopontine angle tumors (e.g. acoustic neuromas), cerebrospinal fluid leaks (CSF leaks), and skull base surgery.

Dr. Hildrew earned his medical degree from the State University of New York in Syracuse, NY, and completed his residency in Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. In addition, he completed advanced fellowship training in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).  

Dr. Hildrew is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, American Neurotology Society, North American Skull Base Society, American College of Surgeons, and the Triological Society. Dr. Hildrew is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and serves on multiple national committees.

Education & Training

MD SUNY Upstate Medical University (2010)
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Residency Tulane University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (2016)

Honors & Recognition

  • Governing Council Leadership Excellence AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology (2017)

  • The James Harrill, MD Resident Research AwardTriological Society (2013)

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology (2017 - Present) Young Physicians Group

  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Honors Medical Society (2008 - Present)

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology (2000 - 2015) Section for Residents and Fellows

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Contact Info

Douglas Hildrew, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale OtolaryngologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Fl 4

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale OtolaryngologyYale Otolaryngology
2874 Main Street

Stratford, CT 06614
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Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
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Mailing Address
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Ave, 4th Floor

New Haven, CT 06510

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