Kent F. Dickson, M.D. - Orthopedic Associates

Kent F. Dickson, M.D.

Orthopedic Associates physician Kent F. Dickson, M.D.

Specializes in


  • In-House Surgery Center, X-Ray, MRI and PT
  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Medical Education

  • University of Colorado School of Medicine - M.D. - 1992 Boulder, Colorado

Board Certification

  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery since 2001
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopedic Surgery since 2000

Fellowship, Residency, & Internships

  • Hand Fellowship University of Alabama - 1988 Birmingham, Alabama
  • John Peter Smith Hospital - 1997 Fort Worth, Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Resident, John Peter Smith Hospital : 1996-1997
  • Endowed Presidential Scholarship Recipient : 1988
  • NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship Recipient : 1988
  • Team Captain NCAA Championship Swim Team : 1988
  • Outstanding Collegiate Men’s Athletic Awards : 1988
  • Academic and Athletic All-American : 1984-19880
  • Varsity Swimming Letterman : 1984-1988
  • U.S., Swimming Olympic Trials Participant : 1984 & 1988


Physician Assistant

Jose (JR) Rodriguez, PA-C

Kent F. Dickson, M.D. - Orthopedic Associates's physician's assistant Jose (JR) Rodriguez, PA-C

Medical Education

  • Physician Assistant Studies at University of Texas- Pan American,
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology at Angelo State University


J.R. was born in Lubbock and was raised in San Angelo, Texas. He graduated from Angelo State University where he received a BS Degree in Biology. He then attended University of Texas Pan-American where he received his degree in Physician Assistant studies. While attending ASU, he worked as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. After earning his degree in PA studies, he worked at a Rheumatology clinic in San Antonio. After almost 2 years he moved to Austin, TX where he worked as a PA-C in Orthopedics for 7 years. In 2015, J.R. joined Orthopedic Associates as Physician Assistant working under the supervision of Dr. Dickson. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and being active outdoors..

Kent F. Dickson, M.D. is affiliated with American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Kent F. Dickson, M.D. is affiliated with American Society of Surgery of the Hand
Kent F. Dickson, M.D. is affiliated with Denton County Medical Society
Kent F. Dickson, M.D. is affiliated with Texas Medical Association
Kent F. Dickson, M.D. is affiliated with Texas Orthopaedic Association

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