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Our Care Team — Digestive Disease Center

Photo Kent R. Van Sickle, MD
Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of General & Minimally Invasive Surgery
Email: sickle@uthscsa.edu
Appointments and Consults: 210-450-9200, FAX 210-450-6041

Clinical Interests: Bariatrics, foregut, hernia, laparoscopy, endoscopy

Types of Patients: Adults

Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
Internship: Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Residency: Georgia Baptist Medical Center
Residency: New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: Advanced Laparoscopy and GI Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

San Antonio Area Hospital Affiliations:
St. Luke's baptist Hospital - Medical Center
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa - Medical Center South Texas VA Hospital
University Hospital

Career Accomplishments: Dr. Van Sickle received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in 1994 and completed his surgical residency training at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, GA and New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. He went into private practice in general surgery for four years in Anderson, SC before returning to academics in 2003 to complete a two-year fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and GI Surgery at Emory University Hospital. Dr. Van Sickle joined the faculty at UTHSCSA in Sept. 2005 and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of General and Laparoendoscopic Surgery and interim Chief of General Surgery at the Audie L. Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital.

For additional information, please visit the General Surgery website: http://surgery.uthscsa.edu

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