William L. Hickerson, MD, FACS

Practice: University Plastic Surgeons

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Dr. Hickerson is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Specialty:  Plastic Surgery

Memphis Medical Center
Burn Center
890 Madison Avenue, Suite TG032
Memphis, Tennessee 38103-3409
Office:  901-448-2579
Fax:  901-302-2480


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


  • Medical Degree: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis


  • (Chief Resident, General Surgery) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
  • (Plastic Surgery) University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Academic Title:

  • Professor, Plastic Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis;
  • Chief of Burn Surgery, College of Medicine.

Special Interests:

  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Wound Care Surgery

Professional Membership:

  • American Burn Association
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Trauma Society
  • Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
  • Harwell Wilson Surgical Society
  • Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Wound Healing Society

Additional Information:

  • Directs the Firefighters Regional Burn Center
  • Author and co-author of over 40 medical articles and abstracts about trauma, plastic surgery, skin care and wound care
  • Trainer for several courses in wound and burn care
  • Attended many seminars and conferences on critical care, emergency medicine, wound care and burn care
  • Has given over 50 invited lectures on wound and burn care in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Great Britain, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan and Spain