Douglas Dickson, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in treating spine
disorders and complex spinal deformity cases, particularly scoliosis and
Dr. Dickson earned his medical degree at Howard
University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery
at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland and a fellowship
in complex reconstructive spinal deformity surgery at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish
Hospital in St. Louis.
by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, he joined the UT Southwestern
faculty in 2019.
Dickson has a passion for taking care of his patients and for participating in
medical missions around the world with organizations such as the Foundation of
Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS).
He has delivered a number of
presentations for the Scoliosis Research Society and other organizations,
conducted multiple research projects, and published several academic articles.
is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AOSpine, the North
American Spine Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He has
been named a Top Doctor and a Texas
Monthly Super Doctors Rising Star on multiple occasions.