Dr Hilton (Mb ChB DRCOG DA FRACGP) graduated from the Birmingham Medical School in the United Kingdom. He has worked extensively as a general practitioner in the United Kingdom and Australia before returning to practice here in Tasmania.

His special interests include evidence based medical practice and hypontherapy. He is a medical educator and supervisor for general practice registrars.

When he is not seeing patients, he can often be found fishing for trout on the weekend.