Dr. Hillman is a native of Columbus, Ohio and attended undergraduate school and medical school at The Ohio State University. He completed his internship and residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Utah. He completed a fellowship in Neurotology at Pittsburgh Ear Associates in 2003. Dr. Hillman served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah from 2003 – 2005 before returning to Pittsburgh Ear Associates. Dr. Hillman has research funded by the Defness Research Foundation and by the National Institute of Health through Allegheny Singer Research Institute. Dr. Hillman is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who has a practice restricted to otology and neurotology, the care of patients with disorders of hearing, balance, the facial nerve, and skull base tumors. His clinical interests include hearing loss, chronic ear infections, deafness, Meniere's disease, cochlear implants, acoustic tumors, skull base tumors, and implantable hearing devices. His research interests include implantable hearing devices, high-resolution imaging of the inner ear, and otitis media. Dr. Hillman has authored multiple otology publications including book chapters and articles on skull base surgery, Meniere's disease, and chronic otitis media.