William L. Hickerson, MD


Dr. William L. Hickerson

Professor of Plastic Surgery
Director, Burn Surgery, Regional Medical Center

Contact Person:
Elizabeth Sauve, 901-448-1350, esauve@uthsc.edu

Specialty and Clinical Interests

  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care and Trauma Surgery
  • Wound Care Surgery

Research and Interests

  • A comparative Study of the ReCell Device and Autologous Split Thickness Meshed Skin Graft in the Treatment of Acute Burn Injuries
  • Multi-Center, Prospective, Randomized, Comparison of AWBAT-D VS Xeroform or Glucan
  • II for the Treatment of Donor Sites in Burn Surgery

University Appointments

  • Professor of Plastic Surgery 2008-Present

Medical School

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Post Doctoral Education

  • University of Tennessee Memphis, Resident Physician, General Surgery, 1978-1983
  • University of Tennessee Memphis, Resident Physician, Plastic Surgery 1983-1985

Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1987
  • American Board of Surgery 1984

Hospital Affiliations

  • Methodist University Hospital
  • Regional Medical Center, Memphis
  • Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital