Dr. Rob Dickerman, DO

Dr. Rob Dickerman, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Rob Dickerman, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

6130 W Parker Rd # 1-502

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 238-0512

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Dickerman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dickerman "Dr. Dickerman is widely recognized as one of the top spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeons with extensive training on both conservative (nonsurgical) and surgical options for treating patients with acute spinal conditions. He is the Director of Spine Surgery at The Medical Center of Plano and now Associate Professor at The University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Dickerman graduated from University of North Texas Health Science Center and has a brain tumor fellowship from The National Institutes of Health and trained under world-renown neurosurgeon Dr. Ed Oldfield. He has a particular interest in primary and metastatic brain tumors. He is a member of the American Brain Tumor Association and The Pituitary Society and has performed hundreds of surgeries for brain tumors and pituitary adenomas. His extensive research in brain tumors and neuroendocrinology continues today. Dr. Dickerman is also Board Certified in Neurological Surgery through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dickerman "'Treat others as you would want to be treated'"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of N. Texas Health Science Center/ Osteopathic Medical Center Of Texas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • National Institute Of Health/u.s. Dept. Of Health And Human Services
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Doctorate Of Philosophy, Biomedical Sciences
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Medtronic Sofamor Danek Research Award, 2002
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society Medical School, 1994-1998
  • Robert Irwin Literary Award, 2002
  • Chancellors Award UNTHSC, 1998
  • UpJohn Research Achievement Award, 1995-1996
  • Albert Einstein-LIJ Research Award, 2001-2002
  • Mayo Clinic Acedemic Scholarship, 1997
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons National Achievement Award, 2002, 2004
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Science and Engineering, 1998
  • Dallas Top Doctors Award, 2005-2009
  • Competetive Stipend Awarded, 1995-1996
  • Glaxo-Wellcome Fellowship, 1995-1996
  • Southern Medical Association Fellowship, 1996-1997
  • American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Research Award, 2001
  • Neurosurgery Fellowship National Institutes of Health, 1999
  • Who's Who Among American Medical Students, 1998
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickerman's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickerman to family and friends
62 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (21)

Dr. Dickerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I would highly recommend Dr Dickerman. He gave me back injections which allowed me to play golf pain free for the first time in over 3 years. His staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. I am very grateful.
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What an awesome doctor and staff!! I was very impressed with Dr. Dickerman upon meeting him. He was very thorough and considered every option before surgery. After 5 years of excruciating pain, Dr. Dickerman performed a 360 spinal fusion at my L5/S1 five weeks ago and I am completely pain free,...more
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Dr. Dickerman provided excellent care to my wife. I would recommend him to anyone needing neurosurgical surgery.
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Hands down, the best and most knowledgeable Neurosurgeon in the world (believe me, I had my share of neurosurgeon visits in the past 4 years)! From the moment I met Dr. Dickerman, I felt like I had made the right choice. He took his time explaining every detail and answering all of my questions....more
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