Alfred K. Hicks, DO

Orthopedic Associates of Middletown
Primary Specialty: Spine Surgery
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Alfred K. Hicks, DO

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Spine Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Special Training

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Languages Spoken



Alfred K. Hicks, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedic Associates of Middletown and Middlesex Health.

Training & Expertise

Dr. Hicks is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his fellowship in spine surgery at the Norton Leatherman Spine Center/University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. At Norton Leatherman, Dr. Hicks was mentored by both neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons. He performed his residency at Peninsula Hospital (North Shore Long Island Health System) in New York and his internship at Midwestern University in Chicago, IL. He also earned his medical degree at Midwestern University, and he completed a Master of Science in Human Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Dr. Hicks is a veteran of the United States Navy. A Lieutenant Commander, he served as a staff orthopedic surgeon at the Naval Hospital Camp LeJeune in North Carolina and in Afghanistan during a tour of duty. During his tour, he performed hundreds of surgeries on victims of combat injuries.

Dr. Hicks has a special interest in the spine, and he has expertise in both surgical and non-surgical spine care for adults and children. He performs minimally invasive procedures to treat disc issues, including herniated discs, scoliosis, tumors, infections, traumatic spine injuries, and more.

More About Dr. Hicks

Outside of his practice, Dr. Hicks can be found working in his woodshop, skiing and hiking. He enjoys traveling and listening to live music with his wife and children.

Become a Patient

To contact Orthopedic Associates of Middletown (OAM) or schedule an appointment with Dr. Hicks, please call using the number below or visit the OAM website to request an appointment online.

Special Interests

Spine Surgery


Education & Training

Fellowship Norton Leatherman Spine Center, Louisville, KY
Residency Peninsula Hospital Center, North Shore Long Island Health System, NY
Internship Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, IL
Medical School Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, IL
Graduate M.S., Human Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location

1Orthopedic Associates of Middletown

512 Saybrook Road
Suite 100
Middletown, CT 06457
Office Hours
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Orthopedic Associates of Middletown

Insurance Accepted

Most insurance plans accepted—please contact our office for additional information.

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

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