Dr. Dickerman offers advanced microneurosurgical techniques for spinal cord
tumors, brain tumors. Combined and specialized postsurgical care coordinated with local radiation oncology and neuro-oncology, in one site.
View our library of Video Animations of common conditions and treatments.
A variety of cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral braces are available for patients requiring external fixation (stability) in either conservative care or surgical patients.
Dr. Dickerman is affiliated with numerous pain management physicians and clinics for convenience to the patient. There are numerous medications tailored for the patients specific disorder and many patients may be managed with appropriate medications and physical therapy.
Dr. Dickerman is a strong advocate of physical therapy and believes most patients can relieve most of there spinal pain with appropriate exercises and therapy. Dr. Dickerman prescribes specific exercises to each patient depending on their disorder. He is affiliated with physical therapy clinics around the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and surrounding areas for patient convenience.
Each patient should have a trial of conservative care unless there are neurological issues that require only surgery. Pain management is not just pain medication but includes physical therapy, myofascial treatments, chiropractic, pathoanatomical specific injections (facet injections, epidural injections, trigger point injections, joint injections etc.) and when indicated psychological consultations.
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Dr. Dickerman specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery. Due to his expertise, he has been recruited by several spine companies to consult on the development of percutaneous pedicle screws and minimally invasive spinal techniques.
See the Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery page for details on all of the procedures performed by Dr. Dickerman, including:
- Anterior Cervical Discectomy
- Anterior Cervical Discectomy with Fusion
LOW BACK PROCEDURES
- Lumbar Laminectomy
- Lumbar Microdiscectomy
- Microscopic Discectomy
- Spinal Fusion
- Interbody Fusion
- Interbody Fusion with Cages
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS & TREATMENTS