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Richard J. Hicks, MD, FACR

Department of Radiology
Division of Neuroradiology and MRI

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, Department of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate
  • Division Chief, Neuroradiology and MRI, Department of Radiology
  • Medical Director, Interventional Radiology

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Radiology at UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate

Education and Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Fellowship, Neuroradiology (1986-1987)
  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
    • Fellowship, Neuroradiology (1985-1986)
    • Residency, Diagnostic Radiology (1982-1985)
  • Framingham Union Hospital, Framingham, MA
    Flexible Internship (1981-1982)
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
    M.D. (1975-1981)
  • Boston College of Liberal Arts, Boston, MA
    Six-year B.A. (magna cum laude), M.D. Program

Scholarly Foci

  • Quality initiatives
  • Valued-based reimbursement
  • Resident education

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Hicks' publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • American College of Radiology
    • Councilor (2018-present)
    • Member (1987-present)
  • Massachusetts Radiological Society
    • Executive Committee (2017-present)
    • Member (1987-present)
  • American Medical Association
    • Member (2009-present)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Hampden District Medical Society
      • Member (1987-present)
  • American Society of Neuroradiology
    • Senior Member (1987-present)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Leadership Award, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (2021, 2020, 2017)
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology (2017)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Radiology, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (1992)

Academic Office Contact Information

Department of Radiology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated December 2021)