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Robert L Hillyard, MD



Board Certified:

Dr. Hillyard is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

CHOC Children's Hospital
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
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Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital
One Hoag Dr.
Newport Beach, California 92663
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Western Medical Center
1001 N. Tustin Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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Physician Bio

Dr. Hillyard attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed both his internship and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He performed a Neonatal fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics. His honors include the Munzer family Award for excellence in research and teaching. Dr. Hillyard is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. His philosophy of care is having the privilege to be trusted with the care of your child. His special interests include a wide range of critically ill newborns including those with extreme prematurely, congenital heart disease and severe pulmonary hypertension. He has produced both basic science and clinical research, and is actively teaching newborn critical care and in the CHOC residency and fellowship programs.

Administrative Appointments

  • Neonatology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA


  • Medical School
    UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • Neonatology Fellowship
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

Board Certifications

  • Neonatology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Lectures and Presentations

  • "Escalating Complexity of Maternal and Neonatal Care"

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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine