Daniel W. Hicks, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Partial Psychiatric Hospitalization Program
- Primary Specialty:
- Secondary Specialty:
- Psychosomatic Medicine
- Coping with medical illness
- Psychopharmacological maintenance
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender issues
- Medical School:
- Indiana University, 1976
- Indiana University Hospital, 1977
- Indiana University Hospital, 1979
- Psychiatry and Neurology, 1983
Psychosomatic Medicine, 2005
MedStar Georgetown Psychiatry at Wisconsin Ave.
2115 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Department Web Pages:
- Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award Winners
Dr. Daniel Hicks, from Psychiatry: The nurses describe Dr. Hicks as “seeks out the professional opinions of all the interdisciplinary team from the art therapy students who come once a week to the residents. And consults with the members of the interdisciplinary team often during the day and trusts their judgment."
Dr. Hicks graduated from Purdue University in 1971 with a BS with Distinction in Psychology. He then went on to Indiana University Medical Center, where he obtained his MD in 1976. Dr. Hicks also attended Indiana University for his Psychiatry Residency, where he was Chief Resident. He graduated from residency in 1979, and received certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1983.
Dr. Hicks is currently involved in Community Mental Health, private practice, inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient psychiatry. His special areas of expertise include Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, HIV Psychiatry, Death and Dying, Ethics, and Gay and Lesbian Issues. Dr. Hicks is the Chair of Continuing Medical Education for the Washington Psychiatric Society, and a member of the American Psychiatric Association and Capital Area Physicians for Human Rights. He is also involved with the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Issues and is a Past President of the Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists.