Lindsay Ellis Hickerson, MD, is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon fellowship trained in Orthopedic Trauma. She moved to Brevard from Oklahoma City, where she served as assistant professor in Orthopedic Trauma surgery at the only Level 1 Trauma center in the state. At Oklahoma University Health Science Center, she helped train the next generation of orthopedic surgeons and published multiple articles contributing to the advancement of Orthopedics. She completed her Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, New York. She is originally from Virginia, where she completed Orthopedic Surgery Residency and Medical School at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, Virginia, the busiest Level 1 Trauma Center in the state. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dr. Hickerson is licensed in Oklahoma, New York and Florida. She has an Oklahoma Board of Narcotics license and DEA license. Dr. Hickerson is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support.

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Orthopedic traumatology, including pelvis/acetabulum, periarticular fractures, limb salvage and
complex fractures
Fragility/osteoporotic fractures
Hip arthroplasty


Hospital for Special Surgery
Orthopaedic Trauma
New York, NY


Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Orthopaedic Surgery
Richmond, VA


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Trauma Association Member
AO Trauma Member
American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons