Dr. Richard DiCicco, MD

Dr. Richard DiCicco, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard DiCicco, MD is a general surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. DiCicco performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 88% of peers
more than 88% of peers

Dr. DiCicco's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. DiCicco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DiCicco "Richard DiCicco, M.D., FACS, is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon at the Florida Surgical Weight Loss Centers.Dr. DiCicco received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean, in St. Maarten, N.A. and completed his surgical residency at St. Agnes Healthcare, in Baltimore, Maryland, which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital. In addition, Dr. DiCicco completed extensive training in laparoscopic bariatric surgery under the supervision of two of the leading bariatric surgeons in Maryland.Dr. DiCicco has been in private practice since 2004, and has performed hundreds of gastric bypass operations and laparoscopic gastric banding procedures. In August 2004, he was proctored to perform the LAP-BAND procedure and has since become a national proctor for the Allergan LAP-BAND®.Dr. DiCicco maintains memberships at the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress, and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DiCicco "I perform Bariatric Surgery, specializing in Robotic and laparoscopic techniques. I focus on sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and revisional adjustable gastric banding surgery along with other revisional bariatric surgery."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St Agnes HealthCare
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • St Agnes HealthCare
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DiCicco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DiCicco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DiCicco to family and friends
62 total reviews (46 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

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Dr. DiCicco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (46)

Dr. DiCicco and staff are experienced and helpful.
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I have been a patient of Dr. DiCicco for several years. I have not always been the best patient and EVERYONE from reception to Dr. DiCicco himself has always been so respectful and professional to me. I would highly recommend them to anyone and everyone. I dont have the first negative thing I could...more
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I spent more time with Dr. DiCiccio at the just the consultation appointment then I spent with my previous doctor during 2 years of treatment. The last doctor relied on his nurse practitioners and students. Dr. DiCiccio came up with a solution for me almost immediately. He’s a true godsend and I’m...more
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Dr. DiCicco and his entire staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. It is evident that they care about the patients and they go above and beyond to make sure everything goes smoothly.
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Dr. Dicicco is a wonderful physician. You never feel judged or are made to feel like a failure for being overweight. The office staff are always professional and willing to help with any issues that may arise going through this process. I am very grateful to have found such a compassionate surgeon...more
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