As a fellowship trained spine surgeon, Dr. Hicks specializes in the surgical treatment of the neck and back. His practice philosophy emphasizes using appropriate care to get patients better without surgery when possible, and technical excellence when surgical care is required.
Dr. Hicks is a South Carolina native and graduated from Davidson College with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He received his medical degree Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the renowned Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN. Dr. Hicks pursued further training in complex spinal surgery through a combined Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Fellowship at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
When he isn't working, Dr. Hicks enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, whitewater kayaking, and exploring Western North Carolina.
Dr. Hicks specializes in the treatment of disease and injury of the neck and back. He has special interest in lumbar and cervical stenosis, disc disease, minimally invasive care and fracture management. His practice includes the evaluation and management of adult and pediatric deformity (scoliosis), tumors of the spinal column, and degenerative conditions. He has additional training in artificial disc replacement, minimally invasive techniques and other cutting edge surgical techniques.
Blue Ridge Bone & Joint Clinic, Asheville and Hendersonville, NC