Dr. Dicke attended Ohio State University, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa and graduated cum laude with distinction in 1982. Dr. Dicke then attended Ohio State University College of Medicine, graduating in 1985. Dr. Dicke completed an internship in general surgery followed by a residency in orthopedic surgery at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a fellowship in microvascular research at Case Western Reserve University, and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He is board certified with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.
Dr. Dicke is the team physician for the Indianapolis Indians, and a hand surgery consultant for the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Marian University and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.