Dr. Mark S. Hickman, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 56

1738 Common St
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Dr. Hickman's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - New Braunfels
600 North Union Avenue
New Braunfels, TX 78130

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Patient Satisfaction

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Christus Santa Rosa Ambulatory
Christus Santa Rosa Ambulatory
1738 Common St
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Mark S Hickman MD PA
Mark S Hickman MD PA
598 N Union Ave Ste 200
New Braunfels, TX 78130
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    Dr. Hickman's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
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    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Hickman

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Tx Health Science Center San Anton
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Royal Infirm/City Hospital
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hickman & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Hickman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - New Braunfels where Dr. Hickman has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hickman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hickman to family and friends

    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Hickman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 18 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hickman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Christus Santa Rosa Ambulatory
    1738 Common St
    New Braunfels, TX 78130
    (830) 643-8600 (Office)
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    Mark S Hickman MD PA
    598 N Union Ave Ste 200
    New Braunfels, TX 78130
    (830) 625-6259 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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