Kent F. Dickson, M.D. | Orthopedic Associates - Sports Medicine

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

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

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


Dr. Kent Dickson has been treating patients in the North Texas community since 1998. Growing up in Colorado, he graduated from Cherry Creek High School outside Denver. He went on to the University of Texas at Austin where he graduated high honors with a Zoology degree. He was an academic and athletic All-American swimmer in his four years with a successful career highlighted by a National Championship in 1988. Returning to his hometown of Denver, he completed medical school at the University of Colorado Health Science Center. He chose to return to Texas for his orthopedic residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX.

With a special interest in upper extremity surgery, he completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 1998. This is where he refined and mastered minimally invasive techniques for the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He excels at arthroscopic approaches to the upper extremity. He successfully treats high school, collegiate and professional athletes, world record holders and even weekend warriors. Each patient is seen with an emphasis on returning to normal activities pain free and with as little down time as possible.

He currently lives in Flower Mound with his wife of 27 years and their 3 children. He enjoys watching his children’s sporting events along with outdoor activities, traveling and running. Dr. Dickson is a Board Certified Fellow of the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has a Certificate of Added Qualification in hand surgery and member of the American Association of Hand Surgeons. Thus, providing patients with comprehensive care utilizing a fully integrated approach to accurate diagnosis, options of conservative care, and in house advanced surgical procedures along with rehabilitation all in one location.

Physician Assistant

Jose (JR) Rodriguez, PA-C

Kent F. Dickson, M.D. | Orthopedic Associates - Sports Medicine'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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