Francis Hickey, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1984)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Harvard University (MA) (1978)
Internship:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program (1988)
Residency:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1990)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatrics (1992)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
Research interests for Patients:
Dr. Hickey has conducted many research projects related to exploring development in individuals with Down syndrome and autism and has authored or co-authored numerous articles and abstracts in scholarly publications on the topic.

Publications

  • Winders P, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Hickey F. A schedule of gross motor development for children with Down syndrome. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2018 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30575169
  • Bush D, Galambos C, Ivy DD, Abman SH, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Hickey F. Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors for Developing Pulmonary Hypertension in Children with Down Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2018 Nov;202:212-219.e2. PubMed PMID: 30025669
  • Palat P, Hickey F, Patel L, Sannar E. Levodopa-Responsive Early-Onset Parkinsonism in Down Syndrome. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2018;2018:2314791. PubMed PMID: 29666730
  • Goot BH, Kaufman J, Pan Z, Bourne DWA, Hickey F, Twite M, Galinkin J, Christians U, Zuk J, da Cruz EM. Morphine Pharmacokinetics in Children With Down Syndrome Following Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 May;19(5):459-467. PubMed PMID: 29547456
  • Nightengale E, Yoon P, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Daniels D, Hickey F. Understanding Hearing and Hearing Loss in Children With Down Syndrome. Am J Audiol. 2017 Sep 18;26(3):301-308. PubMed PMID: 28854301
  • Sullivan KD, Evans D, Pandey A, Hraha TH, Smith KP, Markham N, Rachubinski AL, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Hickey F, Espinosa JM, Blumenthal T. Trisomy 21 causes changes in the circulating proteome indicative of chronic autoinflammation. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 1;7(1):14818. PubMed PMID: 29093484
  • Jackson A, Maybee J, Moran MK, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Hickey F. Clinical Characteristics of Dysphagia in Children with Down Syndrome. Dysphagia. 2016 Oct;31(5):663-71. PubMed PMID: 27405422
  • Santoro SL, Esbensen AJ, Hopkin RJ, Hendershot L, Hickey F, Patterson B. Contributions to Racial Disparity in Mortality among Children with Down Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;174:240-246.e1. PubMed PMID: 27063805
  • Jackson A, Maybee J, Moran MK, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Hickey F. Clinical Characteristics of Dysphagia in Children with Down Syndrome. Dysphagia. 2016 Oct;31(5):663-71. PubMed PMID: 27405422
  • Santoro SL, Esbensen AJ, Hopkin RJ, Hendershot L, Hickey F, Patterson B. Contributions to Racial Disparity in Mortality among Children with Down Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul;174:240-246.e1. PubMed PMID: 27063805
  • Jacola LM, Byars AW, Hickey F, Vannest J, Holland SK, Schapiro MB. Functional magnetic resonance imaging of story listening in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome: evidence for atypical neurodevelopment. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23962356
  • Jacola LM, Byars AW, Hickey F, Vannest J, Holland SK, Schapiro MB. Functional magnetic resonance imaging of story listening in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome: evidence for atypical neurodevelopment. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23962356
  • Jacola LM, Byars AW, Hickey F, Vannest J, Holland SK, Schapiro MB. Functional magnetic resonance imaging of story listening in adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome: evidence for atypical neurodevelopment. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23962356
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado Child Health Clinic
13100 E Colfax Ave
Suite 300
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-2740

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2003)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1984)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Harvard University (MA) (1978)
Internships:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program (1988)
Residency Programs:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Program, Pediatrics (1990)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital (Boston) Program, Pediatrics (1992)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome
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