Dr. Terrell Hicks, MD

Dr. Terrell Hicks, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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69 y/o
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Dr. Terrell Hicks, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Colon and Rectal Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
high
more than 84% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Hicks'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. Hicks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hicks "A Dallas native, Dr. Hicks was President of his class at the University of Texas Medical School. He completed his training in general surgery at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and trained in colon & rectal surgery at Ochsner. He is board certified in general and colon & rectal surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. His past leadership positions at Ochsner include the Board of Management of the Ochsner Clinic, where he has been on staff since 1982. Dr. Hicks is a recognized expert in diseases of the colon and rectum. His clinical research includes endoscopy and colorectal cancer. He has authored numerous articles for surgical texts, peer review journals and has edited a medical textbook on colorectal cancer. Dr. Hicks is a member of the Editorial Board of colon and rectal surgery's most prestigious medical journal. He is also on the clinical faculties of LSU and Tulane medical schools. He has been listed in Who's Who and Best Doctors in America and was also listed as one of "America's Top Surgeons" by the Consumer Research Council. Dr. Hicks was recently elected to the American Board of Rectal Surgery's Examination Committee and was chosen to be a Marshall for the 2002 American College of Surgeons Convocation for the induction of new fellows."
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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hicks does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • University Of Texas Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hicks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hicks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hicks does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hicks and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hicks' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hicks to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Hicks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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