Dr. Dreicer received his medical degree at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, in 1981. He went on to complete an internship and residency in general surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital, University of Texas Health and Sciences Center and Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, in 1987. He then completed a residency in cardiothoracic surgery at the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Ore., in 1990.
Dr. Dreicer is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the International Society of Heart Transplantation and the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery.