Tag: Dr. William Hickerson

The heart of a lion: Samir Alniswan is conquering devastating injuries with courage and expert care at the Firefighters Burn Center

On the day he is discharged from the hospital, Samir Alniswan wears a black shirt emblazoned with the face of lion. It’s an image that conjures up many meanings: Power. Strength. Courage. After Samir Alniswan was burned over 60 percent of his body, Firefighters Burn Center specialists like Ram Velamuri, MD saved his [...]

2019-02-18T15:44:15-06:00February 22nd, 2019|

Dr. Hickerson: More choices, better technology for breast reconstruction surgery

William L. Hickerson, MD Women who want to consider breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy or lumpectomy have more choices than ever with advances in technology that lead to better early detection as well as improved surgery options. Dr. William L. Hickerson, medical director of Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center, wrote [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:05-06:00October 12th, 2017|

Firefighters Burn Center promotes July Fourth safety

It’s hard to get any more American than celebrating Independence Day with fireworks. But with that celebration comes plenty of risk, and Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center wants Memphians to stay safe this July Fourth. William Hickerson, MD, FACS The Firefighters Burn Center sees between 650 and 700 patients annually with [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:10-06:00June 29th, 2017|