Richard DiCicco, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general and bariatric surgeon at the Florida Surgical Weight Loss Centers. He is also the current Director of Bariatric Surgery at the Memorial Hospital of Tampa, an MBSAQIP Bariatric Center of Excellence Hospital. He is the former Director of Bariatric Surgery at Town and Country Hospital, which was a SRC Bariatric Center of Excellence.
Dr. DiCicco received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean, in St. Maarten, N.A. and completed his surgical residency at St. Agnes Healthcare, in Baltimore, Maryland, which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center. In addition, Dr. DiCicco completed extensive training in laparoscopic bariatric surgery under the supervision of two of the leading bariatric surgeons in Maryland.
Dr. DiCicco has been in private practice since 2004, and has performed hundreds of open and laparoscopic gastric bypass operations, laparoscopic gastric banding procedures, and laparscopic sleeve gastrectomies. In August 2004, he was proctored to perform the LAP-BAND® procedure and has been national proctor for the Allergan LAP-BAND®.
Dr. DiCicco maintains memberships at the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Southeastern Surgical Congress, and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.