Dr. Hicks is a board certified Nephrologist and Internist. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1975 and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Vanderbilt University in 1979. He was the Chief Resident at Nashville Veterans Administration from 1978 to 1979 and subsequently completed his Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Mississippi in 1993.
Dr. Hicks has been practicing nephrology in Thomasville since 1994. He is has been a member of the Consumer Committee at End Stage Renal Disease Network, and has served on a number of boards and committees at Archbold Medical Center and Archbold Memorial Hospital. In addition he was selected as Chief of Staff in 2010 at Archbold Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Hicks has a strong focus on home dialysis therapies. He aspires to treat his patients in a manner that is neighborly, orderly, and done without rushing. Outside of practicing medicine Dr. Hicks enjoys spending time with his wife, Deborah and four children Deirdre, Noelle, Rebekah, and Waters. He enjoys listening to the music of Leonard Cohen. He is an avid reader of non-fiction books, most recently “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder”, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb and “The One-Minute Workout”, by Martin Gibala.