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Long Beach Plastic Surgeon Dr. Pearlman Hicks

Southern California Plastic Surgery Group

Dr. Pearlman D. HicksDr. Pearlman D. Hicks was born in Hamilton, Ohio. He attended public high school there before completing his undergraduate education at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He graduated in 1968 with a B.A. degree in Biological Sciences.

After completing four years of medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, he completed a five year general surgical residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio in 1977. From 1976-1977 he was Chief Surgical Resident at University Hospitals.

He returned to Massachusetts and completed his two years of *plastic surgical* residency at Harvard University. In his last year he was Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery at both Boston Children’s Hospital and the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.

Because of the wide range of procedures and the complex skills required for plastic surgery, the plastic surgery residency is the longest of any specialty except cardiac surgery.

In California

Dr. Hicks is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been in practice in Southern California since 1979. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous medical societies, including:

His public face

Dr. Hicks has authored and co-authored several scientific papers. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times and has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. He has also appeared on the following networks and magazines:

  • NBC, CBS, ABC, & FOX
  • ESPN
  • ESPN 2
  • HBO
  • Showtime
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Health
  • LA Times
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • New York Magazine
  • Long Beach Press Telegram
  • Ebony Magazine
  • Essence Magazine
  • Jet Magazine
  • Ladies Home Journal

Hospital participation

He is on the staff of numerous area hospitals including:

  • Memorial Hospital of Long Beach
  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Centinela Hospital
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • Pacific Hospital
  • Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • Downey Medical Cente

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