Sean is a member of the OACS Class of 1985. Following his graduation from high school he went on to earn his B.S. degree from Hobart College in 1989. From 1994 until 1998 he attended New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y. where he earned his M.D. His post graduate medical training included an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Brighton, MA in 1998 and 1999. That was followed by a radiology residency at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA from 1999 to 2001 and at the University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA from 2001 to 2003. Dr. Hilchey also completed a Musculoskeletal Radiology Fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco from 2003 through 2004. He is currently a Board Certificate Radiologist at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic in Palo Alto, California.
Dr. Hilchey specializes in MRI diagnosis of musculoskeletal sports injuries. His practice at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic includes coverage of many of the San Francisco Bay area's top professional athletes and sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, Golden State Warriors and the San Jose Earthquakes. Dr. Hilchey also performs therapeutic and diagnostic image guided joint injections and image guided biopsies of soft tissue tumors.
Dr. Hilchey has coauthored numerous medical publications and has presented several abstracts/oral presentations. Honors and awards include selection for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Dr. Rita Girolamo Award in Radiology from New York Medical College, and the John H. Harris, Jr. M.D. Award from the American Society of Emergency Radiology.