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Paxton V. Dickson, MD, FACS

Paxton V. Dickson, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

Specialties: Surgical Oncology

Clinical Expertise: 

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic tumors
  • Gastric tumors and endocrine tumors
  • Diseases (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, gastrointestinal)
Contact

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UTHSC
910 Madison Ave, Suite 301
Memphis, TN 38163

UT Methodist Physicians Surgical Oncology - 7705 Poplar
7705 Poplar Ave., Suite. 220
Germantown, TN 38138

Paxton V. Dickson, MD, FACS, currently serves as an associate professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and surgical oncologist for UT Methodist Physicians. His clinical focus is in the treatment of patients with hepatobiliary, pancreatic, gastric and endocrine tumors and disease processes. He currently serves as co-director of Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary and Endocrine Neoplasia multidisciplinary tumor boards. Dr. Dickson joined the UT Methodist Physicians after completing fellowships in surgical oncology and endocrine surgery at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Since that time he has worked to develop and lead efforts to offer optimal multidisciplinary management for patients with gastrointestinal, hepato-pancreato-biliary and endocrine cancers. He serves on the Thyroid Cancer Panel for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and is an active member in the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Association for Academic Surgery, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and Southeastern Surgical Congress. He is the recipient of several teaching awards from students and residents at UTHSC. Dr. Dickson is actively involved in clinical research and his work has been presented at several national/international meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals.

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Residency

  • University of Tennesee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Fellowship

  • Research: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN
  • Clinical: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Professional Organizations

  • Thyroid Cancer Panel for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Dr. Dickson’s research is focused on clinical outcomes for patients with hepatobiliary, pancreatic, gastrointestinal, and neuroendocrine malignancies.  He has a particular interest in healthcare disparities research as it applies to the Memphis community and West Tennessee. 

  • Stiles ZE, Murphy AJ, Anghelescu DL, Brown CL, Davidoff AM, Dickson PV, Glazer ES, Bishop MW, Furman WL, Pappo AS, Lucas JT Jr, Deneve JL. Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor: Long-Term Complications After Cytoreduction and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Apr 8.

  • Martin SP, Drake J, Wach MM, Ruff S, Diggs LP, Wan JY, Brown ZJ, Ayabe RI, Glazer ES, Dickson PV, Davis JL, Deneve JL, Hernandez JM. Laparoscopic Approach to Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma is Associated with an Exacerbation of Inadequate Nodal Staging. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jun;26(6):1851-1857.

  • Deschner B, Gandhi J, Deneve JL, Dickson PV, Clark I, Glazer ES. Symptomatic Pancreatic Lipoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2019 Jan 22.
  • Wcislak SM, Stiles ZE, Deneve JL, Glazer ES, Behrman SW, Farooq FT, Dickson PVHypervascular lesions of the pancreas: Think before you act. Am J Surg. 2018 Nov 27.

  • Stiles ZE, Glazer ES, Deneve JL, Shibata D, Behrman SW, Dickson PVLong-Term Implications of Unplanned Conversion During Laparoscopic Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;26(1):282-289.

  • Anghelescu DL, Brown CL, Murphy AJ, Davidoff AM, Dickson PV, Glazer ES, Stiles ZE, Bishop MW, Douthitt L, Deneve JL. Anesthesia and Pain Management for Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumors in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019 Jan;26(1):131-138.

  • Wcislak SM, King WS, Waller BR 3rd, Goins N, Dickson PVMultifocal pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma in a 29-year-old woman with cyanotic congenital heart disease. Surgery. 2019 Jan;165(1):228-231.

  • Dickson PV, Kim L, Yen TWF, Yang A, Grubbs EG, Patel D, Solórzano CC. Evaluation, Staging, and Surgical Management for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: An Update from the SSO Endocrine and Head and Neck Disease Site Working Group. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Nov;25(12):3460-3468.

  • Dickson PV, Kim L, Yen TWF, Yang A, Grubbs EG, Patel D, Solórzano CC. Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy, Treatment for Advanced Disease, and Genetic Considerations for Adrenocortical Carcinoma: An Update from the SSO Endocrine and Head and Neck Disease Site Working Group. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Nov;25(12):3453-3459.

  • Guerrero W, Munene G, Dickson PV, Stiles ZE, Mays J, Davidoff AM, Glazer ES, Shibata D, Deneve JL. Outcome and factors associated with aborted cytoreduction for peritoneal carcinomatosis. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2018 Aug;9(4):664-673.

For Full Listing: Paxton V. Dickson, MD, FACS, PubMed Publications

May 26, 2022