Dr. Rob D. Dickerman, Neurosurgeon, Plano, TX, 75093
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Dr. Rob D. Dickerman, DO, PhD, Plano, TX, 75093

Dr. Rob Dickerman is a board certified neurosurgeon with extensive training in spine. At the North Texas Brain and Spine Institute, he specializes in minimally invasive spine procedures. He has a fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (N.I.H.) and the Texas Back Institute. Dr. Dickerman is the Director of Neurosurgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano and has numerous publications and has lectured at conferences around the nation.

Doctor Quote

Treat others as you would want to be treated.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Neurosurgeon

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Ligament strain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
Treatments
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Discectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • Exercise
  • Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • McKenzie Method
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal manipulation
  • Neck Surgery
  • Pain Pumps
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Languages

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Certifications

  • Board Certified - Neurosurgery, November 2007

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship- The National Institutes of Health
  • Fellowship- The Texas Back Institute
  • National Achievement Award- American College of Surgeons 2002 and 2004
  • Medtronic Sofamor Danek Research Award 2002
  • Albert Einstein-LIJ Research Award 2001
  • American College of Surgeons(ACOS)-Research Award 2001
  • Neurosurgery Fellowship National Institutes of Health 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • American Spinal Cord Injury Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • Society for Neuroscience

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