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David A Hicks, MD

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

Location:
Orange, CA

Specialties:
Pulmonary
Neonatology

Research Focus:
Cystic fibrosis medications and treatments

Published Works:

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


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, pediatric pulmonology and neonatology

Honors and Awards

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

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 ...

Published Works

Cystic Fibrosis Club Abstracts, 1979. Thrombopathy Secondary to Ticarcillin, American Academy of Allergy, Annual Meeting, 1981.

The Role of Fungal Hypersensitivity in Cystic Fibrosis. Topic in Emergency Medicine Pediatric Emergencies, April 1981.

Hicks, D., “Cerebral Edema”. Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury. Editors: Pierog and Pierog, Aspen Publications, 1984.

Hicks, D., “Cerebral Edema”. Topics of Emergency Medicine. Vol 3, No 2, April 1981.

Cairo, M.S., Rucker, R.W., Bennetts, G.A., Hicks, D., Worcester, C., Amlie, R., Johnson, S., Katz, J. “Improved Survival of Newborns Receiving Leukocyte Transfusions for Sepsis.” Pediatrics Vol 74, November, 1984.

Chapman, Molly RN, CPNP, Hicks, D., MD, “Oximetry in Home for Infants with BPD”. Rx Home Care, November, 1984.

Cairo, M.S., Worcester, C., Rucker, R.W., Bennetts, G.A., Hicks, D., Amlie, R., Perkins, R., Anas, N. “The Role of Circulating Complement and Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte Transfusion in Treatment and Outcome of Critically Ill Neonates with sepsis”: J Pediatr, 110:935, June 1987.

Goodman, G., Perkin, R.N., Anas, N.G., Sperling, D.R., Hicks, D.A. “Pulmonary Hypertension in Infants with Brochopulmonary Dysplasia”: J Pediatr.

Hicks, D., Anas, N.: Smoke Inhalation and Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care, Levin, D. and Morris, F. (eds). St. Louis MO, Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 680-683,1990.

Hicks, D., Anas, N.: Transcutaneous Oxygen Monitoring in Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care, Levin, D. and Morris, F. (eds). St. Louis , MO. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 858-861, 1990.

Hicks, D., Anas, N.: Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide Monitoring in Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care, Levin, D. and Morris, F. (eds). St. Louis MO. Quality Medical Publishing Inc. 862-863, 1990

Hicks, D., Anas, N.: Oxygen Saturation Monitoring in Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care, Levin, D. and Morris, F. (eds). St. Louis MO. Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 861-868, 1990

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