Barry A. Hicks, MD $$

Pediatric Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Barry Hicks, M.D., is a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at Children’s Health℠. He is a professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern. His special clinical interests include care of the injured child, surgical management of congenital extrahepatic biliary disease and neonatal surgery.

Dr. Hicks earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Hicks founded the Pediatric Trauma Program at Children’s Health and was instrumental in the development and formation of the pediatric surgery fellowship program at Children’s Health. 

Dr. Hicks lives in Dallas with his wife, who is a pediatrician working in the Complex Care Clinic at Children’s Health. They have two children and two grandchildren, who keep them extremely busy when they are not at the hospital.

Education and Training

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine (1984)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1985), General Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1991), General Surgery
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) (1993), Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
  • Research Interests

    • Surgical management of congenital extrahepatic biliary disease
    • Neonatal surgery
  • Publications

    • Significance of 'blush' on computed tomography scan in children with liver injury. Eubanks JW 3rd, Meier DE, Hicks BA, Joglar J, Guzzetta PC. J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Mar;38(3):363-6; discussion 363-6. doi: 10.1053/jpsu.2003.50109.
    • Permacol: a potential biologic patch alternative in congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair. Mitchell IC, Garcia NM, Barber R, Ahmad N, Hicks BA, Fischer AC. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Dec;43(12):2161-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.08.040.

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