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PaxtonV.DicksonMD

Surgical Oncology

Paxton V. Dickson MD

Surgical Oncology

901.866.8520

7945 Wolf River Blvd. #280
Germantown, TN 38138

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

Medical Degree

University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 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