MARK STEVEN HICKMAN, MD, FACS

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Private Practice            
Mark S. Hickman, MD, PA     
1619 E. Common St., Bldg B, Suite 202
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Solo practitioner Microscopic Vasectomy Reversals

Private Practice                                                                      1988 - Present 
Mark S. Hickman, MD, PA
598 N. Union, Suite 200
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Solo practitioner General, Laparoscopic and Thoracic Surgery

Chairman                                                                               1996 - Present
Board of Directors      
CQI Solutions, Inc.
555 IH35 S, Suite 310
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Healthcare related computer software company

Clinical Professor of Surgery                                                 1992 - Present
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX  78284
Training 4th year General Surgery residents & medical students

Member, Apostolate Board                                                     2008 - Present
Missionaries of the Holy Family, North American Province
International order of Catholic priests and religious persons

Board Member                                                                        2008 - Present
New Braunfels Economic Foundation
Local organization to promote business and development

PREVIOUS POSITIONS:

Chairman                    1994 - 2000
Board of Directors
Health Reach, Inc.
501A Healthcare Corporation (Physician Hospital Organization)

Member, Board of Governors                   2002 - 2004
New Braunfels Surgical Center
Ambulatory Surgical Center

Chairman                    1998 - 2001
Board of Directors
NeoSurg, Inc.
Surgical instrument design company sold to Cooper Surgical, Inc.
 
Chief Administrative Resident – General Surgery       1986 - 1987
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

MILITARY:

Lt. Commander, Medical Corps
U.S. Navy Reserve
1984 – 1992
Operation Desert Shield/Storm 1991

EDUCATION:

Pre-Medical Studies                      June 1976 - May 1977
Richland College
Dallas, TX

Pre-Medical Studies – Chemistry                        June 1977 - May 1978
University of Texas at Dallas      
Richardson, TX

Medical Studies (MD Degree)                     August 1978 - May 1982
University of Texas Medical Branch 
Galveston, TX

INTERNSHIP:
 
Affiliated Program – General Surgery      July 1982 -June 1983
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

RESIDENCY:

Affiliated Program – General Surgery      July 1983  - June 1987
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

FELLOWSHIP:

Senior Clinical Fellow                July 1987 - March 1988
Thoracic Surgery     
City Hospital and Royal Infirmary
Edinburgh, Scotland

GRANTS AND AWARDS:

University of Texas at Dallas
Clark Foundation Summer Research Grant
1976 & 1977

Best Surgical Resident Paper
J.B. Aust Surgical Society
June 1985 & 1987

Best Surgical Resident Clinical Paper
Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons
May 1987

United States Patent 5810863
"Trocar including an obturator with a removable knife"
September 22, 1998

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS:

Texas Surgical Society
“Acute Cholecystitis in the Diabetic Patient"
April 1983

Association of Veterans
Administration Surgeons
“CT Analysis of Gallstones: An In-Vitro Study"
May 1985

Association of Veterans
Administration Surgeons
“Does Cholecystectomy Affect Colonic Tumorigenesis?"
May 1986

Association of Veterans
Administration Surgeons
“Acute Cholecystitis in The Diabetic: A Case Control Study of Outcome"
May 1987

Japanese Surgical Society
Tokyo, Japan
“Operative Video Thoracoscopy: Past, Present, and Future"
April 1992

PUBLICATIONS:

CT Analysis of Gallstones: An In-Vitro Study
Arch Surg  1986: 121-289-91

Does Cholecystectomy Affect Colonic Tumoregenesis?
Arch Surg 1987: 122:334-336

Acute Cholecystitis in The Diabetic: A Case Control Study of Outcome
Arch Surg 1987: 122:334-336

Laparoscopic Surgery in a Patient with a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: A New Technique
Pediatric Neurosurgery 1998; 28:106-107

STAFF APPOINTMENTS:

Staff Surgeon              1988 - Present
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – New Braunfels
600 N. Union Ave
New Braunfels, TX  78130

Clinical Professor        1992 - Present
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX  78284

Staff Surgeon               2003 - Present
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
  Physician's Ambulatory Surgery Center
1738 E. Common St.
New Braunfels, TX 78130

Staff Surgeon               2008 - Present
Hill Country Specialty Hospital
1445 Hanz Dr.
New Braunfels, TX 78130

MEDICAL LICENSURE:

State of Texas License Number
G3461
February 1983 – Present

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Surgery
February 1988
Re-Certified 1996 / Re-Certified 2007 (Valid through 2018)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American College of Surgeons
Fellow – October 1992

Texas Medical Association

Comal County Medical Association

American Society of General Surgeons



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