Saint Francis Healthcare is proud to announce that Dr. Scott Dickson will
serve as the medical director of its emergency medicine department.
Prior to joining Saint Francis Healthcare, Dr. Dickson served as medical
director, quality control office and attending emergency physician at
Virtua Memorial Hospital. He previously deployed to the Middle East during
Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as medical director at Malcolm Grow
Medical Center on Andrews Air Force Base. One of his key accomplishments
involves supervising the emergency medical services for George Bush’s
2006 State of the Union address.
A member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Dr. Dickson is
board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has also
served as an assistant clinical professor at University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey.
Dr. Dickson graduated with honors from his emergency medicine residency
at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He received his medical degree
from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and an undergraduate
degree in biology from the College of New Jersey.
Saint Francis Healthcare, a part of Trinity Health, operates Delaware’s only Catholic hospital
serving Wilmington and Northern New Castle County since 1924. Services
provided include Partners in CardioVascular Health and Cardiovascular
Services, 24-hour Emergency Services, Ambulance Service, Bariatric Surgery
Center of Excellence, the da Vinci™ Surgical System, Gastroenterology
Services, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Advanced Wound Center, Imaging
Services, Sleep/Neurodiagnostics Center, Home Care, Outpatient Physical
Therapy, Comprehensive Women’s Health Services and three community
outreach programs. Saint Francis Healthcare is affiliated with the Saint
Francis Foundation and Saint Francis LIFE (Living Independently for Elders),
a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) model.