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Richard M. Dickerman MD
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Richard M. Dickerman, MD

  • General Surgery | Transplant Surgery | Vascular Surgery
Languages Spoken English
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
  • Methodist Alliance for Patients and Physicians
Best Doctor Award 2020
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  • Bio

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

    Dr. Dickerman 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, Dr. Dickerman enjoys spending time with my family.


    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

    Clinical Interests

    • Kidney & pancreas transplantation
    • Vascular surgery

    • General Surgery (Board Certified)
    • Transplant Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    • Robotic Trained Surgeon
  • 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.

    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Aetna Aexcel
    • Aetna Medicare HMO
    • Aetna Medicare PPO
    • Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • Amerigroup Star + Plus
    • Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • BCBS
    • BCBS of Texas HMO
    • Blue Advantage HMO
    • Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • Cigna Local Plus
    • Cigna/HMO
    • Cigna/POS
    • Cigna/PPO
    • Health Smart PPO
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • Heritage Southwest IPA
    • Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO
    • Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med Health BCBS
    • Molina Market Place
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS2
    • Savility
    • Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • Superior Medicaid Insurance
    • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • Texas Health Aetna
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare PPO
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.