WILLIAM L. HICKERSON, M.D.

Professor
Plastic Surgery

Office: G30 JESSE TURNER BURN CENTER
890 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381030000
Tel: (901) 448-2578
whicker1@uthsc.edu

Publications

  1. Wilkinson, RE, Hill, DM, Hickerson, WL. Outcome analysis of colistin-treated burn center patients. Burns, 43 (6), 1244-1249, 2017.
  2. Hill, DM, Sinclair, SE, Hickerson, WL. Rational Selection and Use of Antimicrobials in Patients with Burn Injuries. Clin Plast Surg, 44 (3), 521-534, 2017.
  3. Schneider, JC, Chen, L, Simko, LC, Warren, KN, Nguyen, BP, Thorpe, CR, Jeng, JC, Hickerson, WL, Kazis, LE, Ryan, CM. Challenges to the Standardization of Burn Data Collection: A Call for Common Data Elements for Burn Care. J Burn Care Res, 2017.
  4. Boucher, BA, Hudson, JQ, Hill, DM, Swanson, JM, Wood, GC, Laizure, SC, Arnold-Ross, A, Hu, ZY, Hickerson, WL. Pharmacokinetics of Imipenem/Cilastatin Burn Intensive Care Unit Patients Undergoing High-Dose Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration. Pharmacotherapy, 36 (12), 1229-1237, 2016.
  5. Cancio, LC, Barillo, DJ, Kearns, RD, Holmes, JH, Conlon, KM, Matherly, AF, Cairns, BA, Hickerson, WL, Palmieri, T. Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Surgical and Nonsurgical Wound Management. J Burn Care Res, 38 (4), 203-214, 2016.
  6. Jeng, JC, Foster, K, Hickerson, WL. Are the Governments Listening? Barriers to Transferring Patients Across State Lines During Mass Casualty Events Is a Real Unaddressed Threat. J Burn Care Res, 38 (2), e588, 2016.
  7. Oskin, T, Quintana, B, Hickerson, W, Treadwell, T, Brigido, SA, Smith, WB. The Complicated Diabetic Patient: The Team Approach to Perioperative Diabetic Foot and Ankle Complications. Foot Ankle Spec, 8 (5), 384-7, 2015.
  8. Woodroof, A, Phipps, R, Woeller, C, Rodeheaver, G, Naughton, GK, Piney, E, Hickerson, W, Branski, L, Holmes, JH. Evolution of a Biosynthetic Temporary Skin Substitute: A Preliminary Study. Eplasty, 15, e30, 2015.
  9. Konofaos, P, Hickerson, WL. A Technique for Improving Cosmesis After Primary Scrotum Reconstruction With Skin Grafts. Ann Plast Surg, 75 (2), 205-7, 2015.
  10. Pierce, C, Konofaos, P, Hickerson, WL. The Use of Posterior Rectus Sheath Free Flap for Reconstruction of Total Forehead Defects. J Craniofac Surg, 26 (5), 1728-9, 2015.
  11. Chung, KK, Rhie, RY, Lundy, JB, Cartotto, R, Henderson, E, Pressman, MA, Joe, VC, Aden, JK, Driscoll, IR, Faucher, LD, McDermid, RC, Mlcak, RP, Hickerson, WL, Jeng, JC. A Survey of Mechanical Ventilator Practices Across Burn Centers in North America. J Burn Care Res, 37 (2), e131-9, 2015.
  12. Pierce, C, Konofaos, P, Hickerson, WL. The Use of Posterior Rectus Sheath Free Flap for Reconstruction of Total Forehead Defects. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 2015.
  13. Hill, DM, Wood, GC, Hickerson, WL. Linezolid bladder irrigation as adjunctive treatment for a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium catheter-associated urinary tract infection. Ann Pharmacother, 49 (2), 250-3, 2015.
  14. Hickerson, WL, Ryan, CM, Conlon, KM, Harrington, DT, Foster, K, Schwartz, S, Iyer, N, Jeschke, M, Haller, HL, Faucher, LD, Arnoldo, BD, Jeng, JC. What's in a Name? Recent Key Projects of the Committee on Organization and Delivery of Burn Care. J Burn Care Res, 36 (6), 619-25, 2014.
  15. Konofaos, P, Hickerson, WL. Multilayer integra dermal template for frontal bone contour deformity reconstruction: a novel technique. Plast Reconstr Surg, 133 (2), 239e-40e, 2014.
  16. Hu, ZY, Boucher, BA, Laizure, SC, Herring, VL, Parker, RB, Hickerson, WL. Nonvolatile salt-free stabilizer for the quantification of polar imipenem and cilastatin in human plasma using hydrophilic interaction chromatography/quadrupole mass spectrometry with contamination sensitive off-axis electrospray. J Mass Spectrom, 48 (8), 945-50, 2013.
  17. Kearns, RD, Cairns, BA, Hickerson, WL, Holmes, JH. ABA Southern Region Burn disaster plan: the process of creating and experience with the ABA southern region burn disaster plan. J Burn Care Res, 35 (1), e43-8, 2013.
  18. Kagan, RJ, Peck, MD, Ahrenholz, DH, Hickerson, WL, Holmes, J, Korentager, R, Kraatz, J, Pollock, K, Kotoski, G. Surgical management of the burn wound and use of skin substitutes: an expert panel white paper. J Burn Care Res, 34 (2), e60-79, 2013.
  19. Hickerson, WL, Nur, I, Meidler, R. A comparison of the mechanical, kinetic, and biochemical properties of fibrin clots formed with two different fibrin sealants. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis, 22 (1), 19-23, 2011.
  20. Weber, KT, Bhattacharya, SK, Newman, KP, Soberman, JE, Ramanathan, KB, McGee, JE, Malik, KU, Hickerson, WL. Stressor states and the cation crossroads. J Am Coll Nutr, 29 (6), 563-74, 2010.
  21. Woodroof, EA, Phipps, RP, Greenwood, JE, Hickerson, W, Herndon, D. The Search for an Ideal Temporary Skin Substitute: AWBAT Plus, a Combination Product Wound Dressing Medical Device. Eplasty, 10, 2010.
  22. Lou, RB, Hickerson, WL. The use of skin substitutes in hand burns. Hand Clin, 25 (4), 497-509, 2009.
  23. Guagliardo, MF, Jeng, JC, Browning, S, Bilodeau, ME, Dimick, A, Hickerson, W, Miller, S, Peck, M. Admissions across state lines: harnessing the insight of the National Burn Repository for the healthcare accessibility, fiscal, and legislative concerns facing the American Burn Association. J Burn Care Res, 29 (1), 151-7, 2008.
  24. Hickerson, WL, Slugocki, GM, Thaker, RL, Dunkan, R, Bishop, JF, Parks, JK. Comparison of total body tissue interface pressure of specialized pressure-relieving mattresses. J Long Term Eff Med Implants, 14 (2), 81-94, 2004.
  25. Heimbach, DM, Warden, GD, Luterman, A, Jordan, MH, Ozobia, N, Ryan, CM, Voigt, DW, Hickerson, WL, Saffle, JR, DeClement, FA, Sheridan, RL, Dimick, AR. Multicenter postapproval clinical trial of Integra dermal regeneration template for burn treatment. J Burn Care Rehabil, 24 (1), 42-8, 2003.
  26. Dickerson, RN, Gervasio, JM, Riley, ML, Murrell, JE, Hickerson, WL, Kudsk, KA, Brown, RO. Accuracy of predictive methods to estimate resting energy expenditure of thermally-injured patients. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 26 (1), 17-29, 2002.
  27. Hickerson, W. BURN REHABILITATION FORUM. J Burn Care Rehabil, 22 (5), 352, 2002.
  28. Dickerson, RN, Gervasio, JM, Sherman, JJ, Kudsk, KA, Hickerson, WL, Brown, RO. A comparison of renal phosphorus regulation in thermally injured and multiple trauma patients receiving specialized nutrition support. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 25 (3), 152-9, 2001.
  29. Maxwell, RA, Blanchard, TR, Hickerson, WB, Pritchard, FE. Management of an unusual thermal injury to the thigh. J Trauma, 46 (5), 976-7, 1999.
  30. Boucher, BA, King, SR, Wandschneider, HL, Hickerson, WL, Hanes, SD, Herring, VL, Canada, TW, Hess, MM. Fluconazole pharmacokinetics in burn patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 42 (4), 930-3, 1998.
  31. Hollabaugh, RS, Dmochowski, RR, Hickerson, WL, Cox, CE. Fournier's gangrene: therapeutic impact of hyperbaric oxygen. Plast Reconstr Surg, 101 (1), 94-100, 1998.
  32. Purdue, GF, Hunt, JL, Still, JM, Law, EJ, Herndon, DN, Goldfarb, IW, Schiller, WR, Hansbrough, JF, Hickerson, WL, Himel, HN, Kealey, GP, Twomey, J, Missavage, AE, Solem, LD, Davis, M, Totoritis, M, Gentzkow, GD. A multicenter clinical trial of a biosynthetic skin replacement, Dermagraft-TC, compared with cryopreserved human cadaver skin for temporary coverage of excised burn wounds. J Burn Care Rehabil, 18 (1 Pt 1), 52-7, 1997.
  33. Fletchall, S, Hickerson, WL. Managed health care: therapist responsibilities. J Burn Care Rehabil, 18 (1 Pt 1), 61-3, 1997.
  34. Smoot, EC, Hickerson, WL. Propane gas dangers and strategies for prevention of injuries. J Burn Care Rehabil, 17 (3), 273-9, 1996.
  35. Fletchall, S, Hickerson, WL. Quality burn rehabilitation: cost-effective approach. J Burn Care Rehabil, 16 (5), 539-42, 1995.
  36. Hickerson, WL, Kealey, GP, Smith, DJ, Thomson, PD. A prospective comparison of a new, synthetic donor site dressing versus an impregnated gauze dressing. J Burn Care Rehabil, 15 (4), 359-63, 1994.
  37. Fabian, TC, Croce, MA, Pritchard, FE, Minard, G, Hickerson, WL, Howell, RL, Schurr, MJ, Kudsk, KA. Planned ventral hernia. Staged management for acute abdominal wall defects. Ann Surg, 219 (6), 643-50; discussion 651-3, 1994.
  38. Hickerson, WL, Compton, C, Fletchall, S, Smith, LR. Cultured epidermal autografts and allodermis combination for permanent burn wound coverage. Burns, 20 Suppl 1, S52-5; discussion S55-6, 1994.
  39. Compton, CC, Hickerson, W, Nadire, K, Press, W. Acceleration of skin regeneration from cultured epithelial autografts by transplantation to homograft dermis. J Burn Care Rehabil, 14 (6), 653-62, 1993.
  40. Fletchall, S, Tran, T, Ungaro, V, Hickerson, W. Updating upper extremity temporary prosthesis: thermoplastics. J Burn Care Rehabil, 13 (5), 584-6, 1992.
  41. Boucher, BA, Kuhl, DA, Hickerson, WL. Pharmacokinetics of systemically administered antibiotics in patients with thermal injury. Clin Infect Dis, 14 (2), 458-63, 1992.
  42. Fletchall, S, Hickerson, WL. Early upper-extremity prosthetic fit in patients with burns. J Burn Care Rehabil, 12 (3), 234-6, 1991.
  43. Dean, SJ, Nieber, S, Hickerson, WL. The use of cultured epithelial autograft in a patient with idiopathic pyoderma gangrenosum. Ann Plast Surg, 26 (2), 194-5, 1991.
  44. Brandt, KE, Burruss, GL, Hickerson, WL, White, CE, DeLozier, JB. The management of mid-face fractures with intracranial injury. J Trauma, 31 (1), 15-9, 1991.
  45. King, SR, Hickerson, WL, Proctor, KG. Beneficial actions of exogenous hyaluronic acid on wound healing. Surgery, 109 (1), 76-84, 1991.
  46. Brown, RO, Buonpane, EA, Vehe, KL, Hickerson, WL, Luther, RW. Comparison of modified amino acids and standard amino acids in parenteral nutrition support of thermally injured patients. Crit Care Med, 18 (10), 1096-101, 1990.
  47. Boucher, BA, Hickerson, WL, Kuhl, DA, Bombassaro, AM, Jaresko, GS. Imipenem pharmacokinetics in patients with burns. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 48 (2), 130-7, 1990.
  48. Hickerson, WL, Colgin, SL, Proctor, KG. Regional variations of laser Doppler blood flow in ischemic skin flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg, 86 (2), 319-26; discussion 327-8, 1990.
  49. Hickerson, W, Morrell, M, Cicala, RS. Glossal pulse oximetry. Anesth Analg, 68 (1), 73-4, 1989.
  50. Fabian, TC, Hickerson, WL, Mangiante, EC. Posttraumatic and postoperative acute cholecystitis. Am Surg, 52 (4), 188-92, 1986.
  51. Williams, JW, Peters, TG, Haggitt, R, VanVoorst, S, Hickerson, W, Patterson, R, Thompson, R. Cyclosporin A in orthotopic canine hepatic transplants. J Surg Res, 32 (6), 576-85, 1982.