Dr. Alexander Hicks is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained micrographic
(Mohs) dermatologic surgeon who recently joined the Skin and Allergy Center in summer
Dr. Hicks is a native Tennessean, having grown up in west Tennessee just outside of the
Memphis area. After completing his undergraduate coursework at Middle Tennessee State
University with dual degrees in Chemistry and Biology, he went on attend medical school at
East Tennessee State University, finishing among the top of his class while also being
inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and receiving the
Merck Manual academic achievement award upon graduation. He then completed
dermatology residency training at Vanderbilt University, serving as a chief resident during
his final year. Finally, Dr. Hicks completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic
Oncology (MSDO) Fellowship under the direction of Drs. Ramona Behshad and Eran Chen
at St. Louis University before returning back home to Spring Hill, Tennessee.
Dr. Hicks has published several peer-reviewed journal articles in the fields of dermatology
and dermatologic surgery, and he has presented at numerous local and national meetings.
He is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Academy of
Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Medical
Association. In addition to his career in dermatologic surgery and cutaneous oncology, Dr.
Hicks also remains actively involved in the teaching and mentoring of medical students and
resident physicians for medical licensure and board certification exams through Blueprint
Test Prep, where he serves as a senior-level consultant.
Outside of medicine, he spends the majority of his time with his wife, Brittany, their two
children, Brody and Norah, and a quirky rescue Labrador retriever mix named Jax, though
his other interests include exercising, mountain biking, dirtbiking, hunting, and playing golf.