Dr. Paula A. Hicks, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Female • Age 51

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Hospital Quality

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Lewis & Clark Specialty Hospital
2601 Fox Run Parkway
Yankton, SD 57078
Providence Medical Center
1200 Providence Road
Wayne, NE 68787

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Willcockson Eye Associates PC
Willcockson Eye Associates PC
100 N 37th St
Norfolk, NE 68701
Willcockson Eye Associates PC
415 W 3rd St
Yankton, SD 57078
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    Dr. Hicks' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Coreoplasty
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Nearsightedness
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    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.
    • 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 South Dakota
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Rc Johnson Vets Mc

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hicks & Staff

    • English
  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. Hicks' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Hicks has admitting privileges:

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    • Lewis & Clark Specialty Hospital

    • Providence Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hicks

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hicks to family and friends

    1 response
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    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Over 45 minutes 1 response
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hicks
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hicks accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

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    • Thrivent Financial
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

    A
    Willcockson Eye Associates PC
    100 N 37th St
    Norfolk, NE 68701
    (402) 371-3671 (Office)
    B
    Willcockson Eye Associates PC
    415 W 3rd St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-9638 (Office)
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