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David A Hicks, MD

Dr. Hicks has staff privileges at CHOC Orange & CHOC Mission

Location:
Orange, CA

Specialties:
Pulmonary
Neonatology

Research Focus:
Cystic fibrosis medications and treatments

Office and Contact Information

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8622
fax: (714) 509-3601
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Web Site:
http://www.choc.org/specialists


Administrative Appointments

  • Neonatology, CHOC Children's Specialists
  • Co-Director, Cystic Fibrosis Care, Teaching and Resource Center, CHOC Children's

Physician / Researcher Bio

Medical Director of the CHOC Cystic Fibrosis Center, David Hicks, M.D. is also Medical Director of Neonatalogy at Irvine Medical Center and Medical Director of HealthBridge Children?s Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Hicks specializes in treating and managing the full spectrum of related disorders. Dr. Hicks served his fellowship and residency at UCI Medical Center and Children?s Hospital of Orange County, both in Orange. He completed his internship at Metropolitan Hospital in New York City. Dr. Hicks is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. He is board certified in three areas of pediatric medicine: pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology and neonatology.


Education

  • Fellowship
    UCI Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County, both in Orange
  • Residency
    UCI Medical Center and Children?s Hospital of Orange County, both in Orange
  • Internship
    Metropolitan Hospital in New York City
  • Medical School
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Named "Physician of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association, 2010 & 2012.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Research

Dr. Hicks is dedicated to caring for newborns and older children with chronic lung diseases. He is particularly committed to caring for patients with cystic fibrosis and asthma. To that end, he is currently involved in multicenter trials of cystic fibrosis medications and treatments. Many of these trials are in association with the national Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Throughout his career, Dr., Hicks has coauthored numerous publications and presentations on chronic lung diseases. He has published in journals including the Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, and Topics of Emergency Medicine.


CHOC Articles & Publications

Five Year Old Girl Survives Congenital Heart Condition and Fatal Lung Disease
Making a Mark: October 2006
When Erica Ortega was 3 days old, she was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a congenital heart condition that if left untreated is usually fatal. Since then, the 5-year-old has undergone...

News

Two lifetimes later, preemies surprise nurse
September 04, 2013
On a recent Tuesday, Charlene Keene was pulled from rounds she’s made in the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s Hospital of Orange County since 1979.

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More than 80 CHOC Children's Doctors Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 03, 2012
More than 80 CHOC Children's physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are named "Physicians of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association....
More than 50 CHOC Children's Doctors Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 04, 2010
The Orange County Medical Association names more than 50 CHOC doctors "Physicians of Excellence."...

Stories

Brett
Outstanding research efforts enable Brett to live with CF ...

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