Deborah  T. Hicks, NP

Deborah T. Hicks, NP

Interventional Pain Management

Nurse Practitioner

Foothills Region

Sherrills Ford

Deb spent her childhood traveling with her military father and graduated from high school in Ansbach, Germany in 1983. She then attended nursing school in Ottumwa, Iowa, and worked as a registered nurse while raising her family. In 2007, she pursued a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryan College in Dayton, TN. Following this, she obtained her Master’s in Nursing with a Nurse Practitioner emphasis and her Master’s in Business with a Healthcare Emphasis from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN. She relocated to Knoxville, TN in 2015 to work in Pain Management. She then moved to Sioux City, Iowa to work at the Junie E Nylen Cancer Center in Oncology Pain Management. Since 2018, she has been residing in the Hickory area with her two dogs, a great dane, and a border collie. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, crocheting, and cooking.

Specialties & Services

They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.