Barry Hicks, M.D., has a distinguished record at UT Southwestern. He first came to the university in 1993 and is now a professor in its Division of Pediatric Surgery. In between he served in many leadership roles, including as interim chief of pediatric surgery, chief of surgical services at Children’s Medical Center, and director of the pediatric surgery fellowship. He is also the founder of the pediatric trauma division at Children’s Medical Center. 

Dr. Hicks is the recipient of the Master Teacher Award from UT Southwestern and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education from Thomas Jefferson University. He has authored numerous publications, including chapters on pediatric trauma and emergency surgery and articles on pediatric ovarian tumors and the training of pediatric surgery residents. He received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and performed a surgical residency at Vanderbilt University, where he was also a surgery research fellow. He completed fellowship training in pediatric surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.


Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine (1984)
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital (1985)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1991)
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1993)