Richard M. Dickerman MD
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Richard M. Dickerman, MD

  • Transplant Surgery
Languages Spoken English
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
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  • Bio

    Dr. Richard Dickerman is the Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, General and Vascular Surgery.

    He received his surgical training at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. He is a clinical associate professor of surgery with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is well published and recognized as one of the leading vascular and transplant surgeons in the state of Texas. Dr. Dickerman was instrumental in the development of the kidney and pancreas transplant program that has performed more than 2,500 transplants since 1981. He was the first surgeon, along with Ron Aronoff, MD to successfully perform a laparoscopic nephrectomy at Methodist Dallas in 1999. He is surgical director of the transplant programs at Methodist Dallas Medical Center and Medical City Hospital.

    Outside of medicine, I enjoy spending time with my family.

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

    Member of the Association for Academic Surgery
    Member of the Frederick Coller Surgical Society
    Member of the Dallas Society of General Surgeons
    Member of the Dallas County Medical Society
    Member of the Texas Medical Association
    Member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
    Member of the International Transplant Society
    Member of the Society of Academic Surgery

    Education

    Medical Education: Albany Medical College - Albany, NY
    Internship: University of Michigan Hospitals - 1972 - Ann Arbor, MI
    Residency: University of Michigan Hospitals - 1976 - Ann Arbor, MI

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AET/OC2 - Aetna Open Choice POS II
    • AET/OC - Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AMGRP - Amerigroup
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • ASSU - Assurant Health
    • BL/S - Blue Cross Out of State
    • BOON - Boone-Chapman
    • CHP - Champus Standard Indemnity/Tricare
    • CHAMP - CHAMPVA
    • CCARE - Choice Care
    • CCH - ChoiceCare Humana
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HEASM - Health Smart Preferred Care
    • MCAID - Medicaid Insurance
    • MED/A - Medicare Part A Only
    • MED/B - Medicare Part B Only
    • MHD - MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • SAV - Savility
    • SEL/H - Select HMO
    • TX/H - Texans Plus HMO
    • TRI - Tricare
    • TRIP - Tricare Prime
    • UHC/SE - United Healthcare Health Select
    • UNI/I - United Healthcare Indemnity
    • UNIMC - United Healthcare Medicare Complete
    • WMED - WellMed Insurance
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