Dr. William Hickerson, MD

Dr. William Hickerson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. William Hickerson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

890 Madison Ave

Memphis, TN 38103

Contact Information

(901) 448-2579

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 99% of peers
Burn Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hickerson'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hickerson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Hickerson's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hickerson to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hickerson'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

On 11/11/15 I was burned on 85% of my arm at work.After 35 days one spot on my upper arm didn't heal so they told me I had to have a skin graft.Dr.Hickerson was awesome from the moment he said hello.He made me feel at ease and assured me he'd take care of my problem and he did just that.I'm happy...more
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