Dr. Ickler is the medical director of Gulf Coast Weight Loss and Aesthetics. He graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. He received his M.D. from the University of Nebraska. He then completed a general surgery residency at the University of South Alabama and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. His experience is with a broad spectrum of surgery in private practice for 18 years. This included extensive experience in weight loss. His scope of practice now includes metabolic medicine and aesthetics.