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Julie Hicks, PA-C

My Locations

WellSpan Surgical Specialists
735 Norman Dr.
Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 270-7908
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

From the time of high school, I have been fascinated by the intricate workings of the human body. As my studies took me further, I was intrigued by the surgical field with the hands-on aspect of practicing medicine. My love of surgery directed me to choose my clinical rotations and career path in surgery positions since I graduated from PA (physician assistant) school in 2010. I specifically enjoy seeing so many problems fixed through surgery and getting to aid patients in an improved quality of life. I have the privilege of enjoying each day that I am at work.

What I want my patients to know about me:

As a physician assistant, I appreciate being able to provide quick access to surgical care for our patients. I have the flexibility with my schedule to fit patients in as needed, to diagnose and treat as I am able in the office, and to schedule patients for surgery in the operating room with one of our surgeons when needed. I work closely with our surgeons to provide the best care possible for our patients. I routinely perform minor procedures that can safely be done in the office, as well as see pre-op and post-op surgical patients.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

My two toddler sons keep me quite entertained while I am not at work. They already enjoy playing doctor with mommy. My husband and I enjoy hiking and an annual trip to Hilton Head when the weather is warm. Most importantly, I spend my time getting to know my Savior Jesus Christ and serving Him in my local church in Reading.

Clinical Interests

  • Cysts/Boils (Not on Face)
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia Surgery
  • Other Surgical Issues

Education & Credentials

  • Graduate School: Arcadia University

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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