Dr. Richard L DiCicco, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

HCA Florida Surgical Weight Loss Specialists 2919 West Swann Ave Ste 301 Tampa, FL 33609


Richard DiCicco, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is a board-certified general and MBSAQIP Verified Bariatric Surgeon at HCA Florida Surgical Weight Loss Specialists. He is also the current Director of Bariatric Surgery at HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital, which is both an MBSAQIP accredited facility, as well as a Bariatric Center of Excellence Hospital.



Dr. Richard L DiCicco, M.D.

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. DiCicco received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He earned his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten, N.A. and completed his surgical residency at St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. DiCicco has been in practice in the Tampa Bay area since 2004, and has performed thousands of open and laparoscopic gastric bypass operations, laparoscopic gastric banding procedures, laparscopic sleeve gastrectomies and hiatal hernia repairs.

Dr. DiCicco started performing bariatric operations robotically in 2015. He has completed over 1900 robotic bariatric operations. He performs gastric sleeves, bypasses, duodenal switch, SADI/SIPS, revisional bariatric operations and many band removals robotically. He hosts an EpiCenter Case Observation Center as well as provides mentoring, proctoring, and training for surgeons that travel both nationally and internationally to learn and observe robotic bariatric surgery.

Dr. DiCicco maintains memberships at the American College of Surgeons and American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Credentials and Education

American University of the Caribbean
Graduate Degree  1999

St. Agnes Healthcare
Residency  2004

Board Certification

The American Board of Surgery


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