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

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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 "I have been performing bariatric surgery in Tampa Bay, FL since 2004 in private practice. I am the Director for Bariatric surgery at Memorial hospital of Tampa, a Bariatric MBSAQIP Centers of Excellence facility. We also are centers for AETNA IOQ, Blue Distinctions, and United Resource Network as well as a Tricare center. I am a surgeon proctor (trainer) for Intuitive Surgical for the da Vinci Robot as well as a national Epi-Center for case observations for Intuitive Surgical Bariatric surgery. In the past I was a proctor for Allergan Lap Band. I have performed thousands of bariatric operations."

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
50 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

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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 (38)

I had my first visit with Dr. D on April 10th. My appointment time was 3:00pm. When I got there, there was no one else in the office besides office staff. I sat for maybe 2 minutes before I was called to the back. I waited for Dr. D for maybe another 2 minutes while in the room. Once he came in he...more
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Very informative. His staff is amazing, very kind and answer all my questions!
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I live in Lakeland Florida and had to go to the emergency room at Lakeland General hospital 5 weeks ago During that visit I was told that I needed to go to my doctor who put my lapband in. I no longer live in West Palm Beach. I was told to see Dr DiCicco in Tampa, Fl. Dr DiCicco is a warm...more
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Awesome, office staff !Dr explained everything clearly! Answered all my questions!
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Wonderful expierencw so far. He and his staff are very pleasant and make you feel welcome at every appointment.
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