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PaxtonV.Dickson

Surgical Oncology

Paxton V. Dickson, MD

Surgical Oncology

901.609.3520

7945 Wolf River Blvd. #280
Germantown, TN 38138

Medical Degree

MD

Medical School

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Training

Residency: (Chief Resident - General Surgery) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Fellowship: (Surgical Oncology) University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; (Endocrine Surgery) University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; (Post-Doctoral Research) St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Job Title

Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

Special Interests

  • Multidisciplinary care of patients with:
    • Primary or metastatic cancers of the liver, biliary system, pancreas, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectum
    • Soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma
    • Benign and malignant diseases of the endocrine system (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pancreas glands)
  • Enrollment of cancer patients in clinical protocols and trials
  • Clinical outcomes research

Additional Information

  • Thyroid Cancer Panel Member, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Author and co-author of many peer-reviewed medical publications, book chapters, and national presentations
  • Outstanding Teaching Awards, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
  • Best Clinical Paper Award – 32nd Annual Meeting of American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Two 1st Place Scientific Papers – Harwell Wilson Surgical Society, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center