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Rob D Dickerman, DO, PhD, FACOS

Neurosurgeon & Spine Surgeon located in Frisco, TX

 

About Dr. Dickerman

Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD, FACOS, is a spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with extensive training on both conservative (nonsurgical) and surgical options for treating patients in Frisco, Texas, and the surrounding area with acute spinal conditions. He is the Director of Spine Surgery at Medical Center Frisco and is an Associate Professor at The University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Dickerman has treated numerous elite professional athletes with conservative (nonsurgical) modalities with high success rates. When surgery is required, he is trained in minimally invasive spinal techniques which minimize damage to surrounding tissues and speeds recovery for return to work or sport.

Dr. Dickerman has been voted as one of America’s Top Neurosurgeons year after year, including from 2011 to 2021. In American Way magazine, Dr. Dickerman was voted by his peers as one of America’s Top Doctors. In 2011, Newsweek named Dr. Dickerman as one of the Top 15 Leaders in Neurosurgery.

Dr. Dickerman has a brain tumor fellowship from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and trained under world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ed Oldfield. He has a particular interest in primary and metastatic brain tumors. He is a member of the American Brain Tumor Association and The Pituitary Society. His extensive research in brain tumors and neuroendocrinology continues today. Dr. Dickerman is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and has also been awarded a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Dickerman has patients visit from all over the world. He offers a comprehensive treatment plan, including image-guided brain surgery, postoperative chemotherapy, and radiation with the most advanced technology. This provides the patient with the most advanced treatments in the country in one local area. For patients from out-of-town/state, there are discounted rates at local hotels available through the office.

He served on the North American Spine Society committee for continuing education and continues to help train residents, fellows, and surgeons from around the country on new spine techniques. Dr. Dickerman works closely with several companies as an expert consultant on spinal biomechanics and improving surgical techniques.

For spine patients, there is a comprehensive treatment plan designed for the initial visit. Each spine patient is unique and can be provided complete and comprehensive spine care. This includes physical medicine and rehabilitation, injections, physical therapy, pain management, chiropractic, and surgery. Approximately 90% of the patients can be treated successfully without surgery. If surgery is required, Dr. Dickerman can provide minimally invasive spine surgery which decreases muscle and soft tissue damage while speeding recovery and return to activities. Dr. Dickerman has treated numerous professional athletes in a variety of sports with both conservative and surgery.

 

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About Dr. Dickerman

Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD, FACOS, is a spine fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with extensive training on both conservative (nonsurgical) and surgical options for treating patients in Frisco, Texas, and the surrounding area with acute spinal conditions. He is the Director of Spine Surgery at Medical Center Frisco and is an Associate Professor at The University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Dickerman has treated numerous elite professional athletes with conservative (nonsurgical) modalities with high success rates. When surgery is required, he is trained in minimally invasive spinal techniques which minimize damage to surrounding tissues and speeds recovery for return to work or sport.

Dr. Dickerman has been voted as one of America’s Top Neurosurgeons year after year, including from 2011 to 2021. In American Way magazine, Dr. Dickerman was voted by his peers as one of America’s Top Doctors. In 2011, Newsweek named Dr. Dickerman as one of the Top 15 Leaders in Neurosurgery.

Dr. Dickerman has a brain tumor fellowship from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and trained under world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Ed Oldfield. He has a particular interest in primary and metastatic brain tumors. He is a member of the American Brain Tumor Association and The Pituitary Society. His extensive research in brain tumors and neuroendocrinology continues today. Dr. Dickerman is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery through the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and has also been awarded a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Dickerman has patients visit from all over the world. He offers a comprehensive treatment plan, including image-guided brain surgery, postoperative chemotherapy, and radiation with the most advanced technology. This provides the patient with the most advanced treatments in the country in one local area. For patients from out-of-town/state, there are discounted rates at local hotels available through the office.

He served on the North American Spine Society committee for continuing education and continues to help train residents, fellows, and surgeons from around the country on new spine techniques. Dr. Dickerman works closely with several companies as an expert consultant on spinal biomechanics and improving surgical techniques.

For spine patients, there is a comprehensive treatment plan designed for the initial visit. Each spine patient is unique and can be provided complete and comprehensive spine care. This includes physical medicine and rehabilitation, injections, physical therapy, pain management, chiropractic, and surgery. Approximately 90% of the patients can be treated successfully without surgery. If surgery is required, Dr. Dickerman can provide minimally invasive spine surgery which decreases muscle and soft tissue damage while speeding recovery and return to activities. Dr. Dickerman has treated numerous professional athletes in a variety of sports with both conservative and surgery.

 


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