Dr. Hicken, M.D.


Dr. Gregory J. Hicken, M.D. – Gregory J. Hicken, MD is committed to providing the highest quality of orthopaedic care. Your health and comfort are his first priority. Along with the high quality of care, he strives to provide you with the personal attention you deserve. His goal is to make your visit to the office as comfortable and convenient as possible.

Specialties Include:

  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement

Dr. Hicken is pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact the office and his trained staff will assist you in any way possible.

Dr. Stats

Education

Ygnacio Valley High – Concord, CA
1973 – 1977

Brigham Young University – Provo, UT
1977 – 1981

University of Texas – Austin, TX
Bachelor of Arts – Biology (Pre-Med)
1981 – 1983

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
1983 – 1987

Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Masters of Biomedical Science – February 1994

Training

PGY 1, General Surgery
Methodist Medical Center – Dallas, TX
1987 – 1988

PGY 2-5, Orthopedic Surgery
Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN
July 1988 – December 1992

Sports Medicine and Traumatology Fellowship
Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
South Lake Tahoe, CA
January – July 1993

Appointments

Faculty, UNM Dept. of Orthopedics
1994 – 1997

Chairman, Department of Orthopedics
Logan Regional Hospital
January 2000 – January 2002

Experience

Carpenter and Apprentice Electrician
1977 – 1980

Preventative Maintenance Director
Engineering Department
Anaconda Copper Company – Tonapah, NV
1980

Assistant Director
Austin Health & Rehabilitation Center – Austin, TX
1981 – 1983

Labor and Delivery Extern
Parkland Memorial Hospital – Dallas, TX
1986 – 1987

Emergency Room Physician
Nauve Hospital – Albert Lea, MN
1988 – 1992

Orthopedic Clinic
Kirtland AFB, NM 87113
July 1993 – August 1997

Albuquerque Orthopedic Care
1617 University Blvd
Albuquerque, NM 87102
January 1996 – May 1997

Budge Clinic Orthopedics
220 East 400 North
Logan, UT 84321
August 1997 – September 1999

Alpine Orthopedic Specialists
550 East 1400 North – Suite Q
Logan, UT 84341
October 1999 – Present

Board Certification

Orthopedic Surgery
July 1995

Honors And Awards

Dean’s Scholarship – BYU
1977

Army ROTC Scholarship
1977 – 1981

Air Force Health Professions Scholarship
1983 – 1987

Honors in Biology (BA) – University of Texas
May 1983

Publications

“Distal Femur Fractures”
Orthopedic Clinics of North America
anuary 1987

“Cases from the Aerospace Residents Teaching File”
Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine
November 1985

“Biomechanics of the Trapeziometacarpal Joint”
Orthopedic Research Society – Anaheim, CA
March 1991

Masters Thesis
August 1993

“Surgery for Psoriatic Arthropathy of the Foot & Ankle”
American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
Eighth Annual Meeting – Napa, CA
July 1982

“Comparison of Bone Tunnel Dilitation Techniques”
Poster: AAOS Meeting – Orlando, FL
February 2000