Belinda Hsi Dickie, MD, PhD

Pediatric Surgeon, Peña Colorectal Center

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636 3240


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Colorectal surgery; vascular malformations; minimally invasive surgery; general pediatric surgery


Belinda Hsi Dickie, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor with the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She obtained her medical degree at the University of Toronto, Ontario Canada and subsequently did her general surgery residency, and completed her PhD, at the University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Dickie continued her training at the University of Alberta, with a fellowship in advanced minimally invasive surgery focusing on upper and lower intestinal surgery. She then relocated to the United States where she continued her training and completed fellowships in pediatric vascular malformations and pediatric colorectal surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Her training in pediatric surgery was completed at the University of Florida. She was recruited back to Cincinnati Children's in 2011 to join the Department of Surgical Services, Colorectal Center, and Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations Center. She is the current surgical director of the HVMC Center.

Dr. Dickie has a special interest in pediatric colorectal surgery, in particular reconstructive surgery of anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung's disease, motility disorders and inflammatory bowel disease. She is also interested in integrating minimally invasive surgical techniques to the management of these diseases. She is interested in studying the long-term outcomes of these conditions and how to improve the overall health of these children. She has been a guest professor and operated internationally. Her second area of interest is in the medical and surgical treatment of vascular anomalies. She has a lab that is actively investigating the genetics and molecular pathways involved in lymphangiogenesis and the abnormal development seen in lymphatic related disease.

Education and Training

MD: University of Toronto, Toronto,Ontario, Canada 1998.

Residency: General Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Fellowship: Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Vascular anomalies, Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH; Pediatric Colorectal Surgery, Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH; Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida Gainesville, Florida,

Certification: General Surgery, 2006; Pediatric Surgery, 2011.

PhD: 2008.


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