Medical Director

Dr Hicks Bio

An international lecturer, author, and pediatrician, Dr. John Hicks has practiced integrated holistic medicine for over thirty five years. With an innovative approach to chronic disease, Dr. Hicks uses objective laboratory analysis to individualize medical and nutritional support, applying progressive and proven treatments to the physical and emotional wellbeing of each patient. He is the contributing author to Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism and Bugs Bowels and Behaviors.

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 EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Pediatric Residency: Lutheran General Hospital July 1981 to June 1984

Internship, Pediatrics: Lutheran General Hospital July 1981 to June 1982

University of Louisville, School of Medicine 1981

University of Louisville, A. B. Biology with Honors 1977

US Navy July 1969 to 1973

 

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

Pediatric Boards Part II oral 1986

Pediatric Board Certification June 1986

Pediatric Boards Part I written 1984

National Boards Part III 1982

National Boards Part II 4-7-1981

National Boards Part I 6-12-1979

 

MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Lutheran General Hospital Pediatrician Provisional 7-84 to 11-85, Associate 11-85 to 11-86

Full Attending 11-86 to 2-02, Children’s Memorial Hospital Courtesy Attending to 1-02

 

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

Founder and Director John Hicks, MD 2014 to present

Founder and Director Elementals Living 2006 to 2013

Founder and Director Pathways Medical Advocates 2002 to 2006 Park Ridge Il, Delavan Wi

Founder Pathways Support 2002-2012 non-profit  Delavan, WI

Founder and Director Park Pediatrics 1986-2002 Park Ridge and Grayslake, IL

Suburban Pediatrics 1984 to 1986 , Park Ridge Illinois

Developed full service laboratory, complete infant to adolescent care, Park Pediatrics 1986 to 2002 , Park Ridge

Testing, counseling and treatment Allergy Program  Park Ridge, Il 1986-2002

Developed and authored “Tiny Times” newsletter  Park Ridge , Il 1986-2002

Author ” Infant Care” 1993; covers newborn to 2 year olds , Park Ridge Il

Articles/Books Published

2012

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2012, Biofilms: A Cause of Chronic Gastrointestinal Issues in Autism

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2012, The Healing Power of Fermented Foods.

Bugs, Bowels and Behavior, 2013, Contributing Author; Biofilms

2011

Fundamental Issues In Autism Require the Holistic Approach. Autism Science Digest, Issue 1 April 2011

BIOFILM: A cause of Chronic Gastrointestinal Issues in ASD, Autism Science Digest; Issue 2, The Healing Power of Fermented Foods, Autism Science Digest, Issue 3

2009

Natural Breast Health, Celebrity Life  Boomers, Oct  2009

Heavy Metal Toxicity, Health Wise, May 2009

CME

2013

March 22, 2013 Alternative Medicine, American Seminar Institute, 20 hours

March 25, 2013 Nutrition Review, American Seminar Institute, 10 hours

March 28,2013 Pediatrics Review, American Seminar Institute, 20 hours

2012

April training at The National Laser Institute

April 2012  Training and certification Medical Aesthetics Training: LASER; CME 41.25

April 2012 Training and certification Medical Aesthetics: Injectables, BOTOX< DYSPORT and Dermal fillers; CME 16.50

2011

Oct 23-Oct 29, 2011 Pediatrics Review American Seminar Institute

CME 20 hours category 1 AMA

2010

12-5 to 12 17 Pediatrics Review: American Seminar Institute  20 hours

12-5 to 12-17 AIDS, Risk Management, State requirements: American Seminar Institute  20 hours

12-5 to 12-17 Emergency Medicine Review, 10 hours

2009

3-23 to 3-31 Pediatric Review; American Seminar Institute, 20 hours

3-23 to 3-31 Aids Risk Management and State Requirements; American Seminar Institute 8 hours

3-23 to 3-31 Emergency Medicine Review; American Institute, 20 hours

2008

7-21 to 7-25 American Seminar Institute Pediatric Review 20 hours

2007

3-7 to 3-16 American Seminar Institute Pediatric Review 20 hours

12-3 to 12-9 Notional Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavior Medicine 40 hours

2006

3-4 to 3-8 Wilderness Medicine 23 hours

8-8 Hepatitis, State Requirement, HIV 12 hours

12-4 to 12-10 National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine 40 hours

2005

5-3 to 5-7 American College for Advancement in Medicine, 23 hours

12-5 to 12-11 National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine 33 hrs

2004

2-22 to 2-27 American Seminar Institute Pediatrics Review 20 hrs

2-22 to 2-27 American Seminar Institute AIDS, Risk Management State Requirements 20 hrs

4-22 to 4-23 University of Wisconsin, Madison “Pathways To Health and Healing” 14.75 hrs

5-19 to 5-23 American College for the Advancement of Medicine 17 hrs

2003

5-16 to 5-18 DAN Conference 29.25 hrs

10-3 Innovision Comm LLC 1hr

10-3 to 10-5 DAN Conference, McLean Hospital 24.5 hrs

2002

DAN! Conference May 22 hrs

DAN! Conference October 22 hrs

2001

2-22-01 Peds Review- American Seminar Institute 20 hrs

2-22-01 HIV,AIDS, Risk Management and State requirements 16 hrs

10-5 to 10-7 DAN! Conference  McLean Hospital 23 hrs

2000

Defeat Autism Now! Conference 9-15 to 9-18 to 21.50

Risk Management  AAP 6 hrs

Lutheran General Hospital  42 hours

1999

April: Aids/Risk Management 16 hours Aug. lvIEGLS Blood borne pathogens 3 hours Sept. Aids! risk Management 16 hours Oct. Pediatric Review 20 hours Oct. – Dec. ACQIP 6 hours 

1998

Jan. American Seminar Inst. Pediatric Review 20 hours March American Seminar Inst. Pediatric Review 20 hours April Lutheran General Hosp. Management of Child 1 hour July lvIEGLS Blood Born Pathogens 3 hours July ACQIP 6 hours Sept. Prevention of RSV 1 Hour Dec. American Seminar Institute Peds. Review 20 hours

1997

Jan. American Seminar Institute Pediatrice Review 20 hours April Amer. Seminar Institute AIDS 8 hours

Amer. Seminar Institute Risk Management 8 hours Amer. Seminar Institute Peds. Review 20 hours

July ACQIP 6 hours August Lutheran General Hosp. Biliary Atresia 1 hour Oct. Lutheran General Hosp. Transposition Great Arteries 1 hour Oct. Blood Borne Pathogens Med. Education Grp. Learning Sys. 3 hours

Redefining Allergies 3 hours Sept. PREP Course Adolescent Med. 44 hours

LECTURES

2013

January 15,2013 presentation: Neurotransmitters, Anxiety and Depression

January 19,2013 Presentation: Basic supplements for health

January 27, 2013 Presentation Iowa City: Health is your choice, Basics by systems

February 1, 2013 Presentation Kansas City : Choices for health

February 2, 2013 Presentation  Lee’s Summit Mo. You and your Brain

February 27, 2013 Beverly Hills presentation: You and your health, It is a Choice

February 28, 2013  Autism School; Healthy eating and fermentation

March 2, 2013 Presentation Health Freedom Expo Long Beach Ca. Foods for Health and Probiotics.

2012

Feb 11, 2012: O’AHU Autism solution Seminar:  Understanding the AUTISM BRAIN, METHYLATION AND NEUROTRANSMITTERS, BIOFILMS; causes, symptoms and treatments

March 2, 2012 Los Angeles Health Freedom Expo; presentation on Probiotics in Health and Disease.

March 13, 2012 Webinar Flu and viral treatments

March 13, 2012 Good Harvest presentation: The Brain

April, 15, Presentation “Probiotics and the Gut/Brain Connection :Wineman Farm Outreach: Unraveling The Autism Mystery An Integrative Look Into the Future.

May 2012, Integrative Medical Decisions, Independence Missouri

May 2012, Advancements in Integrative Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas

May 2012 Good Harvest: Applied Kinesiology

May 2012 Autism One: Biofilm’s

May 2012, Testify before Milwaukee City Council, Medical Issues with Fluoridated water

June 1, 2012 Think tank for GI disorders, Autism One, Chicago Il.

June 2, 2012 Presentation Autism One: Biofilms

June 15, 2012 Presentation at Chicago Health Freedom EXPO: Biofilms, signs, symptoms and treatment.

2011

Barbados Autism one and Spectrum Possibilities, Biofilms, Probiotics- gut microbiota

11-11-11, Health and the Law of Attraction

Presentations at Good Harvest, Peaukee, WI:  Minerals and the sources, Probiotics and fermentation, Ask the Doctor, Allergies, Natural energy boosters, Your child’s digestion

2010

Autism One Conference, Chicago Il May 21, 2009,  “Autism and The Law of Attraction”

Health Fair Rockford- June 3 “Holistic Treatments for Autism”

Good Harvest  Sept 8, “Releasing Illness Patterns

Good Harvest Health Fair Sept 26 “Road to Recovery with Gluten Intolerance”

Good Harvest Oct 13  “Flu Without Fear”

Good Harvest Nov 10  “Lose weight Gain Joy”

2009

Autism One Conference, Chicago Il May 21, 2009 “Autism and The Law of Attraction”

Health Fair Rockford- June 3, “Holistic Treatments for Autism”

Good Harvest  Sept 8, “Releasing Illness Patterns

Good Harvest Health Fair Sept 26,  “Road to Recovery with Gluten Intolerance”

Good Harvest Oct 13“Flu Without Fear”

Good Harvest Nov 10, “Lose weight Gain Joy”

2008

Women’s Resource Fair, Lake Geneva, WI  March 7&8, Topics: “Health Care in America”, “Hormone Management”

Marian Hope Center, Independence, MO April, Topics: “Holistic Approach to Autism”, “Steps to Wellness”

Autism One Conference, Chicago, IL  May 21st & 23rd, Topics: “How you perceive your child”, “Quantum Journey”

2007

Women’s Resource Fair, Lake Geneva, WI  March 9&10, Topics:  “A Natural Approach to Hormones”, “Understanding Supplements”

Hope for a Cure Conference, Iron Mountain, MI, May 7, Topics:  “The Role of Gene’s and the Environment in Treating Autism”, “Digestive Disorders and the Immune System”

Autism One: Conference, Chicago, IL May 23-27, Topics:  “Quantum Physics and Autism”, “Understanding Supplements”, “Healing the Family Tree – What’s in your Genes?”

Weston A Price Foundation, Chantilly, VA, November 11

Topic:  “A Holistic Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders”

2006

Women’s Resource Fair, Lake Geneva, WI  March 17th, Topic:  “Balancing your Body’s Hormones”

Autism Conference, St. Joseph, MO, March 18th, Topic:  “Is it Really Autism?-A Biomedical Perspective”

Genova Diagnostics “Physician Training” May 23rd,  Topic:  “Using Genetic Testing in Your Practice”

Autism One, Chicago, IL, May 24-28 annual conference, Topics:  “Neurotransmitters and Autism”,  “The Family Health Tree – What to Seed and what to Prune”

Autism Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA July, Topic:  “Is this Really Autism? – A Biomedical Perspective”

US Autism and Aspergers Association, Park City, UT, August 10-12, Topics:  “Integrative Medicine in Treating Autism”, “Understanding Supplements”

Educating for Autism, Maple Park, IL  October 7, Topics:  “Holistic Approach to Autism” and “Understanding Supplements”

2005

Lakeland School, Elkhorn, WI, January 28 Topic:  “Biomedical Concerns for Autism”

Autism Society, Pontiac, MI, February 26 Topic:  “Holistic Medicine in Treating Autism”

Women’s Resource Fair, Lake Geneva, WI, March 11 &12 Topic:  “Balancing Your Body’s Hormones”

Women’s Resource Fair, Madison, WI, July 23 Topic:  “Balancing Your Body’s Hormones”

Autism One, Chicago, IL, May 25-29, annual Autism Conference, Topic:  “Quantum Physics and Autism”

2004

Pittsburgh Biomedical Autism Conference February 28th

Topic:  “Choosing a Doctor and Selecting the Right Treatment for Your Child”

Toronto Autism Society, March 6

Topic:  “Causes and Treatments of Autism”

Autism Society of America, Pontiac Michigan April 3-4th “Treating the Biology of Autism”

Topic:  “The Role of Holistic Medicine in Treating Autism”

Hope Foundation for Autism and Epilepsy Research, Hoffman Estates, IL May 14 “It Takes a Village”

Topic:  “Causes for the Autism/Epilepsy Epidemic and Long Term Treatments”

Autism One, Chicago May 27-30th “Annual Autism Conference”

Topic:  “Vibrational Medicine”

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee July 14-15 “Autism: Life Spans and Life Stories”

Topic:  “Is it Really Autism? – A Biomedical Perspective of the Epidemic”

2003

Autism Society of America, Minneapolis February 8, “Biomedical Treatments for Autism”

Pitt Bio Med Annual Conference February, Topic:  “Antibiotics and the Immune System”

Autism Society of Illinois, “Biomedical Treatments for the Autism Spectrum” March 20

Atlanta Area Parents Group March 25th “Ear Infections and Antibiotics”

Autism One, Loyola University May 2-4th

Gluten Intolerance Group, Denver, CO June 6-8 “Annual Conference”

Topic:  “Treating the Immune System”

Outreach Therapies, Kansas City, MO September 6th “Causes and Treatments for Autism”

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