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Sean Hickey, M.D.

Sean Hickey, M.D.

Sean Hickey, M.D., is on the active medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. Dr. Hickey has provided care as an in-house physician since 2016 and is a surgeon for the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Burn Service, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Services. He provides clinical services at the Boston Shriners Hospital as a burn and critical care surgeon. Dr. Hickey is board certified in general and critical care surgery and received his medical degree and general surgery residency from the University of California, San Diego. In 2016, Dr. Hickey became a fellow in acute burn and reconstructive surgery and critical care at MGH. In 2018, he trained as a trauma and acute care surgery fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Hickey provides acute and chronic wound care services and laser treatment, and also utilizes telehealth in treating patients with burns and other critical injuries.


  • Medical Degree, University of California, San Diego
  • General Surgery Residency, University of California, San Diego
  • Burn/Critical Care Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Trauma and acute care surgery Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.